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by mjirving
June 23rd, 2019, 5:24 pm
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: McNeil Point overnight?
Replies: 4
Views: 59

Re: McNeil Point overnight?

Oh...regarding food you could take an Opsack
To prevent the smelling of the food and then upgrade additionally to an Ursack Mighty Tite that will keep out all bears AND critters (it’s the mice that are the problem). I used an Opsack last night. You can get either or both at REI.

Mike
by mjirving
June 23rd, 2019, 5:21 pm
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: McNeil Point overnight?
Replies: 4
Views: 59

Re: McNeil Point overnight?

I camped at your spot up Cathedral last night Jerry. Ha! You can pitch a one-man tent there. It was a a tad chilly in the breeze and fog at 35 degrees, but both days were awesome! All the camps on the ridge are snow free. The snow on the trail starts right at the Climber’s Route which is fundamental...
by mjirving
June 23rd, 2019, 5:14 pm
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: 2019 Snow Level
Replies: 98
Views: 4212

Re: 2019 Snow Level

I bet 7/21 will be reasonably doable. Some snow
left, but not terrible. YMMV. It’s pretty solid after McNeil Point as I was there this morning. The muddy fork section *appears* to be barely snow free from the Yocum snow chutes.
by mjirving
May 12th, 2019, 4:46 am
Forum: Off-trail Trip Reports & Lost Trails
Topic: Dryer "Glacier" (Mt Hood)
Replies: 12
Views: 1308

Re: Dryer "Glacier" (Mt Hood)

That upper ski patrol building has been there for several years...maybe ten?? But yes, relatively new. I might have been in one of your pictures as I went from Government Camp to the base of the Pearly Gates yesterday and then skied down almost all the way back to Govy in an hour long ski run. Had t...
by mjirving
April 7th, 2019, 3:48 pm
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Mountain House at Costco
Replies: 2
Views: 308

Mountain House at Costco

Just stopped by Costco on Friday, but their annual special purchase of Mountain House freeze-dried meals aren't in yet. They said they are scheduled to arrive at their distribution center in Washington on 5/14. So they said that they should be in stores by the "3rd week of May". They are a 13-pack f...
by mjirving
January 26th, 2019, 5:48 pm
Forum: Off-trail Trip Reports & Lost Trails
Topic: Shellrock Mtn Summit (Gorge) - Jan 25, 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 476

Re: Shellrock Mtn Summit (Gorge) - Jan 25, 2019

Sounds awful. ;)

Nice work. I’ve seen Shellrock before and noted it so it’s cool to see your report. I think I’ll live vicariously through you on this one though. :)

Mike
by mjirving
January 24th, 2019, 10:07 am
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Idea for Trailhead Parking App
Replies: 18
Views: 1319

Re: Idea for Trailhead Parking App

Awesome. Congrats! I’ll downlod it and give it a go.
by mjirving
December 13th, 2018, 7:03 pm
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Eagle Creek Fire video
Replies: 4
Views: 465

Re: Eagle Creek Fire video

It’s excellent. My sister-in-law helped with it.
by mjirving
November 24th, 2018, 7:39 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Multnomah-Wahkeena loop - Nov 24, 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 555

Re: Multnomah-Wahkeena loop - Nov 24, 2018

Awesome. Thanks for the first look!

Mike
by mjirving
November 19th, 2018, 6:07 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Barrett Spur (Mt Hood) SSSSSSSS
Replies: 4
Views: 930

Re: Barrett Spur (Mt Hood) SSSSSSSS

Meta-Spur...love it. :D

Cool to see with some snow. Surprised there wasn’t more.

Thanks for the great report!

Mike