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by retired jerry
October 14th, 2021, 6:08 am
Forum: Hiking in the News
Topic: Popular Mount St. Helens Recreation Site Vandalized
Replies: 12
Views: 357

Re: Popular Mount St. Helens Recreation Site Vandalized

I don't think it's funny to say that you reported a killing to 911 as a prank

hopefully there will be no trend of oregonhikers pranking 911 like tiktokkers breaking up school bathrooms

and now I'm making a joke of it, hmmm....
by retired jerry
October 12th, 2021, 5:20 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Mill Creek Wilderness Loop - October 8-10, 2021
Replies: 7
Views: 635

Re: Mill Creek Wilderness Loop - October 8-10, 2021

nice trip it looks like

I've been pondering a trip there myself, nice time of year
by retired jerry
October 9th, 2021, 11:18 am
Forum: Photography
Topic: Different wildlife
Replies: 11
Views: 372

Re: Different wildlife

hmmm... something fishy here :)

I often see bighorn sheep along the Deschutes River

are you out of Portland?
by retired jerry
October 8th, 2021, 2:13 pm
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Triple Falls bridge replaced Oct. 7th
Replies: 4
Views: 270

Re: Triple Falls bridge replaced Oct. 7th

I was driving on highway 22 past Detroit towards Salem

They stopped traffic for 15 minutes while one of those helicopters moved logs around

That was pretty cool. I should have taken picture
by retired jerry
October 8th, 2021, 11:01 am
Forum: Hiking in the News
Topic: Over Half of Central Cascades Permits Go Unused
Replies: 20
Views: 953

Re: Over Half of Central Cascades Permits Go Unused

"they're working with the software development company they contract out to create the permit system to try to alleviate this problem" they're making this too difficult (as is the whole concept of having permits) just allocate twice as many permits under the assumption half will go unused after a se...
by retired jerry
October 7th, 2021, 5:35 am
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Mt Adams really isn't that far east
Replies: 26
Views: 1366

Re: Mt Adams really isn't that far east

yeah. Too bad they can't trigger an eruption with explosives?
by retired jerry
October 6th, 2021, 12:21 pm
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Google Earth imagery has been updated
Replies: 7
Views: 334

Re: Google Earth imagery has been updated

"they" say that one of the problems is that we've put out fires too aggressively the last 100 years, leaving over grown fire prone areas

I can see how that happened. It is very sad to see the area burn. Overwhelming urge to put it out as quickly as possible.
by retired jerry
October 5th, 2021, 12:25 pm
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Mt Adams really isn't that far east
Replies: 26
Views: 1366

Re: Mt Adams really isn't that far east

If they set off an explosive it releases shock waves that travel through the earth and get reflected off layers of different materials They also have a set of transducers that pick up all the reflected shock waves They can then analyze and figure out what layers there are at different locations and ...
by retired jerry
October 4th, 2021, 7:19 am
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: South Burnt Lake Trailhead Road Conditions
Replies: 6
Views: 360

Re: South Burnt Lake Trailhead Road Conditions

oops - wrong Burnt Lake Trailhead :)
by retired jerry
October 3rd, 2021, 12:08 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello fellow Oregonians and the rest of this beautiful World!
Replies: 5
Views: 328

Re: Hello fellow Oregonians and the rest of this beautiful World!

welcome

"ignited a fire in my heart"

just no fires in the wild :)