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by retired jerry
May 15th, 2021, 12:34 pm
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Best source for up-to-date trail info in Gorge?
Replies: 3
Views: 80

Re: Best source for up-to-date trail info in Gorge?

people post trip reports including the gorge, that has current info
by retired jerry
May 14th, 2021, 7:26 pm
Forum: Idle Chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday!
Replies: 250
Views: 43123

Re: Happy Birthday!

Is that a balloon to the left of falls????
by retired jerry
May 14th, 2021, 8:54 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Backwoods history buff
Replies: 10
Views: 170

Re: Backwoods history buff

It seems like it would be difficult to repair for trains. And there isn't really that much need for a railroad to go there.
by retired jerry
May 14th, 2021, 7:53 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Backwoods history buff
Replies: 10
Views: 170

Re: Backwoods history buff

I did Salmonberry a few years ago. Yeah, nice spot for a trail. Some spots were difficult to walk through, washed out, but it doesn't seem like it would be that difficult to fix. It was open then, but not really an official trail
by retired jerry
May 14th, 2021, 6:21 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Mill Creek Wilderness 5/6/2021
Replies: 0
Views: 126

Mill Creek Wilderness 5/6/2021

I spent a few days at Mill Creek Wilderness north of Prineville. Drove to upper Twin Pillars trailhead. Only a few spots of snow. Saw a few backpackers on the weekend. The campground there is really nice. The last mile of road is awful. You could just park at the end of the paved road. There's sort ...
by retired jerry
May 14th, 2021, 5:08 am
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Dodge Park and Camp Namanu Road?
Replies: 2
Views: 86

Re: Dodge Park and Camp Namanu Road?

"Camp Namanu sure to shine
all of the time"

My sister went there a long time ago and that's all I remember. I must have been dragged along, I was younger. Campfire Girls campground.
by retired jerry
May 14th, 2021, 5:04 am
Forum: Idle Chatter
Topic: Have you ever herd of Russia's Mt of the dead?
Replies: 10
Views: 1442

Re: Have you ever herd of Russia's Mt of the dead?

good story, thanks

I like "the skiers died because they had stumbled into an area where secret weapons were being tested; alternatively, the party was “killed by mercenaries,” probably American spies."
by retired jerry
May 14th, 2021, 4:58 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Backwoods history buff
Replies: 10
Views: 170

Re: Backwoods history buff

welcome

same here - I like loops in Olympics and Goat Rocks.

Salmonberry River? That's abandoned but still open to hikers I believe.
by retired jerry
May 14th, 2021, 4:55 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Toleak Point April 14, 2021
Replies: 8
Views: 624

Re: Toleak Point April 14, 2021

the road is pretty easy for most any vehicle. A few potholes. Only 1.5 miles so just go slow
by retired jerry
May 5th, 2021, 5:07 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Hunchback to Green Canyon -- 5/2/21
Replies: 5
Views: 697

Re: Hunchback to Green Canyon -- 5/2/21

there's a similarity to human babies to my ear