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by Charley
June 13th, 2021, 5:12 pm
Forum: Hiking in the News
Topic: Clackamas County crews rescue 7 hikers near Ramona Falls
Replies: 12
Views: 374

Re: Clackamas County crews rescue 7 hikers near Ramona Falls

I suffer from a certain kind of mountaineering disease that involved seeking out interesting ways to ascend Oregon's highest 100 peaks. So, I've hiked, mountain biked, and skied (both Nordic and AT) about 35 of these peaks. One of the worst trips was on the trail that leads up to Dead Horse Rim. Thi...
by Charley
June 13th, 2021, 4:57 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Morgan/Summit/Freezeout Loop: 6/4/21
Replies: 10
Views: 398

Re: Morgan/Summit/Freezeout Loop: 6/4/21

Excellent report. What an area.
by Charley
June 13th, 2021, 4:41 pm
Forum: Maps and Navigation
Topic: Map for Strawberry Mountains OR
Replies: 7
Views: 132

Re: Map for Strawberry Mountains OR

<sheds a tear for the old Nature of the Northwest store>
by Charley
June 5th, 2021, 10:04 pm
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: tick habitat moving up?
Replies: 3
Views: 170

Re: tick habitat moving up?

And poison oak seemingly moving west. (Or is it just that it invades burned areas?).
by Charley
June 1st, 2021, 3:21 pm
Forum: Trail Rx
Topic: FS Plans Road Work on 4109
Replies: 19
Views: 361

Re: FS Plans Road Work on 4109

Don Nelsen wrote:
June 1st, 2021, 1:45 pm
Also, someone has driven up the west side and cut circles in a meadow, crossed the trail and driven up another meadow. That was done the morning I was there or the day before judging from the freshness of the cuts.

Meadow damage:
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Well that sucks.
by Charley
June 1st, 2021, 3:19 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Eureka Wagon Road/Cemetery Ridge Loop: 5/28/21
Replies: 9
Views: 474

Re: Eureka Wagon Road/Cemetery Ridge Loop: 5/28/21

Awesome. Love it over there.
by Charley
May 24th, 2021, 1:38 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Chalk Basin & Coffeepot Crater (Owyhee) 5-17-21
Replies: 1
Views: 338

Re: Chalk Basin & Coffeepot Crater (Owyhee) 5-17-21

What a weird and magical place. Thanks for the reports!
by Charley
May 24th, 2021, 1:34 pm
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Lewis River area updates
Replies: 32
Views: 884

Re: Lewis River area updates

I really think we are dealing with two different groups. People who go camping once or twice a year, who have to reserve vacation time at their jobs, they like have things reserved... ... Those of us who go frequently have a different set of priorities. Crowding is okay on one trip because we know ...
by Charley
May 23rd, 2021, 4:37 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Interesting Cairn!
Replies: 100
Views: 27934

Re: Interesting Cairn!

With lumber prices sky-high, I was surprised to see this. My company throws away more off-cuts than I ever imagined. And doing it all during the current inflated prices. . . it's eye-popping! Then again, those pieces are more or less worthless, if you don't have a wood stove or a backyard campfire.