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by discodan7700
March 31st, 2019, 9:40 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: My March Madness - Solitude 'n Snow
Replies: 1
Views: 592

Re: My March Madness - Solitude 'n Snow

Thanks for the update.
by discodan7700
March 9th, 2019, 8:50 pm
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Hardy Ridge Loop Hike? Snow? Ice? Risk of Falling?
Replies: 10
Views: 413

Re: Hardy Ridge Loop Hike? Snow? Ice? Risk of Falling?

Intended Route and GPX updated in previous post.
by discodan7700
March 9th, 2019, 7:52 pm
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Hardy Ridge Loop Hike? Snow? Ice? Risk of Falling?
Replies: 10
Views: 413

Re: Hardy Ridge Loop Hike? Snow? Ice? Risk of Falling?

thanks everyone!

I may still go check it out tomorrow or Monday. If I do... I'll bring big MSR snowshoes ( not the smaller red ones ), and gaiters, and microspikes.

I'll stay away from Phlox Point.
by discodan7700
March 7th, 2019, 8:47 am
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Hardy Ridge Loop Hike? Snow? Ice? Risk of Falling?
Replies: 10
Views: 413

Re: Hardy Ridge Loop Hike? Snow? Ice? Risk of Falling?

Hardy Ridge Loop trail is part of Beacon Rock State Park. https://parks.state.wa.us/474/Beacon-Rock Spoke with Bob ( 509-427-8265 ); Hardy Ridge Trailhead is closed. Hamilton Mtn Trailhead is open. He said My Big-Stupid Truck is not required. "Big Stupid" are my words not his. :D I will adjust inten...
by discodan7700
March 6th, 2019, 11:26 am
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Hardy Ridge Loop Hike? Snow? Ice? Risk of Falling?
Replies: 10
Views: 413

Re: Hardy Ridge Loop Hike? Snow? Ice? Risk of Falling?

***UPDATED MAP AND GPX 03-09-2019*** Per Bob at Beacon Rock State Park, the Hardy Ridge Trailhead is closed. I have updated the previously attached intended route topomaps with a new updated intended route reflecting a starting point at the Hamilton Mtn Trailhead. I also removed the optional trail t...
by discodan7700
March 6th, 2019, 10:16 am
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Hardy Ridge Loop Hike? Snow? Ice? Risk of Falling?
Replies: 10
Views: 413

Re: Hardy Ridge Loop Hike? Snow? Ice? Risk of Falling?

There is generally snow down to the road in the Gorge, especially in the central to eastern portion. You would definitely encounter snow on Hardy Ridge, most likely a lot of very deep snow. Ice is probably not a factor at the moment due to the extreme snow coverage. You could potentially fall down ...
by discodan7700
March 6th, 2019, 9:09 am
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Hardy Ridge Loop Hike? Snow? Ice? Risk of Falling?
Replies: 10
Views: 413

Hardy Ridge Loop Hike? Snow? Ice? Risk of Falling?

https://www.oregonhikers.org/field_guid ... _Loop_Hike

Looking at doing Hardy Ridge Loop hike this weekend.

I'm curious about the likelihood for encountering snow, icy trails, or risk of falling.

Thank you in advance,

Daniel
by discodan7700
June 10th, 2013, 5:45 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: New Moon Over Paradise Park (Overnighter in Snow 6/8-9)
Replies: 15
Views: 1362

Re: New Moon Over Paradise Park (Overnighter in Snow 6/8-9)

Seriously, didn't he check the snow levels? Oh, wait, he didn't think a map and compass were necessary or that extra I-Phone batteries may be needed. We gave him our Green Trails Map (we had three other maps with us) You Rawk! Thank you for thinking ahead to bring extra maps. I was reading on anoth...
by discodan7700
June 9th, 2013, 8:03 pm
Forum: Idle Chatter
Topic: Friday Afternoon Nap Attempt Haiku
Replies: 3
Views: 779

Re: Friday Afternoon Nap Attempt Haiku

Capn Caveman Haiku

Me have fir tum-tum
inside club is a lantern
where are the girlies

-daniel-

ooohhh editted for better-ness
by discodan7700
June 9th, 2013, 7:52 pm
Forum: Idle Chatter
Topic: Friday Afternoon Nap Attempt Haiku
Replies: 3
Views: 779

Re: Friday Afternoon Nap Attempt Haiku

Deep sleep comes easy
Yamhill, Trout Fishing, Pizza
Wife is laughing, why?

thanks Roy!

-daniel-