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by Reckless
December 7th, 2012, 8:47 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Silver Star 12.5.12
Replies: 7
Views: 1096

Re: Silver Star 12.5.12

Was this a morning or afternoon hike? I sure could use a sun break like that!
by Reckless
July 13th, 2012, 9:10 pm
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Mid-westers looking for a good mountain hike near Portland
Replies: 4
Views: 609

Re: Mid-westers looking for a good mountain hike near Portla

Silver Star is fantastic and is bursting with wildflowers right now... about 1.5 hrs outside Portland.
by Reckless
July 13th, 2012, 9:02 pm
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Cape Horn loop opens July 15th
Replies: 1
Views: 464

Re: Cape Horn loop opens July 15th

Looks awesome! Can't wait to go back to one of my favorite hikes =)
by Reckless
July 7th, 2012, 9:24 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Silver Star, July 2, 2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2665

Re: Silver Star, July 2, 2012

On my return hike, I heard gun shots off to the west on DNR land. At the junction with the Chinook Trail coming up from Kloochman Rock, I encountered three guys coming up that way carrying paraglider packs. They intended to climb up on the ridge and ride the afternoon thermals. I was up there durin...
by Reckless
July 5th, 2012, 8:40 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Silver Star, July 2, 2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2665

Re: Silver Star, July 2, 2012

The road from Dole Valley is waaaaay nicer on the vehicle, and I'm pretty sure it's shorter too! I found this awesome map a few months ago, and it shows pretty much all your options http://www.dnr.wa.gov/publications/eng_rms_tarbell_06_full.pdf I've been taking Dole Valley road and then L1200 up to ...
by Reckless
July 5th, 2012, 8:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Silver Star Sunset 7/4/2012
Replies: 5
Views: 907

Re: Silver Star Sunset 7/4/2012

Fantastic pics! It looks amazing. I'd love to do a sunset hike up Silverstar some time this summer...
by Reckless
July 3rd, 2012, 9:24 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Snake on Dog
Replies: 6
Views: 1129

Re: Snake on Dog

AUUUGGGH!!! Rattlesnakes?!?! I'm terrified of rattlesnakes... Here I was, thinking I was safe on this side of the Cascades... =( Not gonna be able to go outside anymore!
by Reckless
July 2nd, 2012, 6:48 pm
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Grouse Vista Discover Pass
Replies: 9
Views: 999

Re: Grouse Vista Discover Pass

I was there on the 28th and it was up...
by Reckless
June 27th, 2012, 11:09 pm
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Help getting G/F into backpacking
Replies: 8
Views: 958

Re: Help getting G/F into backpacking

Siouxon Creek on the Washington side is perfect! Its an easy, beautiful stroll for a few miles (3-4?) and you can camp right next to a giant, gorgeous waterfall!
by Reckless
June 27th, 2012, 7:56 am
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Summer Adventure recommendations?
Replies: 2
Views: 405

Summer Adventure recommendations?

Looking for an epic place for my best friend and I to camp out for 4 days at the end of July. Looking for it to be hot and sunny with minimal crowds. Hiking and kayaking are the primary activities we are hoping to do... I'm thinking eastern OR/WA somewhere... but where would have camping without the...