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by ryanpatrickfrench
September 5th, 2019, 4:31 pm
Forum: Idle Chatter
Topic: Check This Out..So Cool
Replies: 5
Views: 616

Re: Check This Out..So Cool

That's wild!
by ryanpatrickfrench
September 5th, 2019, 4:29 pm
Forum: Idle Chatter
Topic: Scorpions in Oregon
Replies: 25
Views: 13311

Re: Scorpions in Oregon

Same here! I was camping at Panther Creek last summer (2018) and we saw a scorpion in our camp one night. I wonder if they are common in that campground? I've camped there 4 times over the past 6 years or so and have only seen the one. I haven't seen one in Oregon, but my wife and I saw one at Panth...
by ryanpatrickfrench
September 5th, 2019, 4:03 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Abridged Kalmiopsis Trip 8/21/19
Replies: 1
Views: 550

Abridged Kalmiopsis Trip 8/21/19

Ever since hearing John Nilsen's Ghost of Kalmiopsis from his 2002 album Across Oregon as a youngster in junior high, I've wanted to venture out into this wilderness. I found my opportunity while driving up through Southwest Oregon from a family reunion in Yosemite in August. I had a 2-3 night trip ...
by ryanpatrickfrench
July 13th, 2015, 2:56 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Update: Wind River Hot Springs
Replies: 0
Views: 1210

Update: Wind River Hot Springs

On July 8th some friends and I ventured out to the hot springs for some soaking. We waited until evening in hopes it would be cooler out, and it was! We approached from the south by parking at the resort walking down to the river, wading across and rock hopping up the eastern bank for close to a mil...
by ryanpatrickfrench
August 8th, 2012, 2:01 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Dollar Lake from Top Spur 8.4,5.12
Replies: 4
Views: 1378

Re: Dollar Lake from Top Spur 8.4,5.12

Is this Wy'East Basin
by ryanpatrickfrench
August 3rd, 2012, 11:56 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Baranof Island in Alaska (re-post)...
Replies: 21
Views: 5556

Re: Baranof Island in Alaska (re-post)...

That looks amazing!
by ryanpatrickfrench
August 2nd, 2012, 10:33 pm
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Owls in Tryon Creek
Replies: 56
Views: 4904

Re: Owls in Tryon Creek

Oh I forgot about that! Ya last year my dad and I decided to go for a walk(is house is within walking distance!) and we came across a photographer taking pictures of an owl up in the trees! We were fortunate enough to get to see the owl dive down from his perch and land on a tree stump right in fron...
by ryanpatrickfrench
August 2nd, 2012, 9:45 pm
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Suggestions for Oregon Waterfall Hikes
Replies: 11
Views: 2005

Re: Suggestions for Oregon Waterfall Hikes

So you probably do know about this waterfall but in case you don't Little Niagara Falls is probably the most beautiful waterfall I have ever seen. In the same area big creek falls is also breathtaking. In central oregon linton falls, salt creek falls, bridge creek falls and marion falls. Other nice ...
by ryanpatrickfrench
August 2nd, 2012, 9:17 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Elk Cove - Pinnacle Ridge Loop, Aug 1, 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2749

Re: Elk Cove - Pinnacle Ridge Loop, Aug 1, 2012

I'm so sad! I was planning my first backpacking trip with my dad and we were going to hike to elk cove via top spur but I think for our first trip we would rather go somewhere that hasn't been destroyed by a fire. This area sounded soooo beautiful, do any of you know of any other spots just as, or c...