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by ghsmith76
March 17th, 2020, 7:15 am
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Season for Umpqua River Trail?
Replies: 6
Views: 478

Re: Season for Umpqua River Trail?

I'm looking to do the Rogue River Wild Rogue Loop next week, but the weather doesn't look great. Yes, ticks are bad. Here is a trip report from this time 2 years ago https://adventurecontinues.org/2018/03/30/rogue-river-trail-from-grave-creek I did the Wild Rogue Loop in May which is probably the en...
by ghsmith76
March 17th, 2020, 7:07 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Bayocean Spit 2020/03/15
Replies: 6
Views: 541

Re: Bayocean Spit 2020/03/15

Yep, this is good Backpacking value trek. There is a pond/bog in between the bay and the ocean. My trip in May https://adventurecontinues.org/2019/05/04/bayocean-spit has a photo, not sure if the water was contaminated with salt. I plan on choosing this for my wife's first backpacking experience. Ve...
by ghsmith76
March 12th, 2020, 8:05 am
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 146
Views: 4391

Re: Covid-19

Yes, added incentive to go backpacking.
by ghsmith76
March 11th, 2020, 8:22 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Green Point Mtn - amazing snow - 2/17/20
Replies: 22
Views: 1107

Re: Green Point Mtn - amazing snow - 2/17/20

Thanks for posting
by ghsmith76
March 11th, 2020, 8:13 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Tahkenitch Dunes Loop
Replies: 0
Views: 250

Tahkenitch Dunes Loop

I spent Monday night, March 9th, camping on the beach via the Tahkenitch Dunes Loop near Reedsport, OR. https://higheredtechtalk.files.wordpress.com/2020/03/tahkenitch-sunset-brook.jpeg I went with my dog Brook, @aussiebrook, so we had to go this week since the area does not allow dogs from March 15...
by ghsmith76
February 11th, 2020, 8:30 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Early Timberline Trail Attempt
Replies: 23
Views: 2613

Re: Early Timberline Trail Attempt

2020 Update: This year's Timberline Trail Trek is scheduled for July 6-10
by ghsmith76
November 12th, 2019, 5:20 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: North Cascades traverse Aug. 16-22
Replies: 15
Views: 7213

Re: North Cascades traverse Aug. 16-22

Thanks for the trip report, I hoping to put together a trek from Ross Lake to Baker Lake.
by ghsmith76
November 10th, 2019, 8:52 am
Forum: Off-trail Trip Reports & Lost Trails
Topic: Little ZigZag Canyon (Hidden Lake shortcut)
Replies: 6
Views: 759

Re: Little ZigZag Canyon (Hidden Lake shortcut)

Thanks for the post and identifying the canyon from TDH view.
by ghsmith76
November 6th, 2019, 1:11 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Tom, Dick & Harry Mtn 11/4-5/19
Replies: 3
Views: 793

Tom, Dick & Harry Mtn 11/4-5/19

My dog, Brook, and I just did an overnighter to Tom, Dick & Harry mountain, and it was as good as it gets. From my perspective the view from TDH of Mt Hood and the many other mountains to the north is a backpackers treat. Clear skies is a must but getting comfortable temperatures in November was mor...
by ghsmith76
November 5th, 2019, 9:08 pm
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: 2019 Snow Level
Replies: 170
Views: 14059

Re: 2019 Snow Level

The weather inversion we have been in for a few days is dramatic up there. It was near 60 at the top of TDH when I came down today.