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by dmthomas49
December 27th, 2019, 8:18 pm
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Wahkeena - Multnomah Cat Tracks
Replies: 3
Views: 332

Re: Wahkeena - Multnomah Cat Tracks

I was thinking more about this. The location of where the cougar’s tracks left the trail was in direct line of sight from where I came around a bend. The cougar tracks that I saw in mud were very fresh. So I could have startled the cougar when I came around the bend. Unfortunately its eyesight is be...
by dmthomas49
December 27th, 2019, 11:39 am
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Wahkeena - Multnomah Cat Tracks
Replies: 3
Views: 332

Wahkeena - Multnomah Cat Tracks

Took a hike Wahkeena Multnomah Loop this morning. Saw these tracks in the snow. What is this cat? It came from down below, walked the trail for a while, then headed above the trail. It is possible that we were there about the same time. My shoe is a 10.5. I noticed that its gait seemed to show the b...
by dmthomas49
December 4th, 2019, 7:39 am
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: 2019 Snow Level
Replies: 170
Views: 12996

Re: 2019 Snow Level

Scattered snow and ice on the top 1/3 of Hamilton Mountain yesterday. I put microspikes on for some of the icy step ups and kept them on to the top and back. No fall risks for an old guy!
by dmthomas49
September 5th, 2019, 12:52 pm
Forum: Hiking in the News
Topic: No Name Lake Camping closure
Replies: 16
Views: 873

Re: No Name Lake Camping closure

There were storms over the Cascades this morning, so decided to do Smith Rock. Always love the photographic hike. Lots of people there with dogs and no poop pick up. Saw several piles on the trail and poop bags along the trail. It is getting to be an issue everywhere!
by dmthomas49
September 5th, 2019, 6:37 am
Forum: Hiking in the News
Topic: No Name Lake Camping closure
Replies: 16
Views: 873

No Name Lake Camping closure

Another example of campers not doing what is expected. I am in Sunriver this week and was thinking of hiking Broken Top. https://www.statesmanjournal.com/story/ ... 200910001/
by dmthomas49
August 26th, 2019, 10:34 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Mt. Hood Barret Spur 08-24-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 533

Re: Mt. Hood Barret Spur 08-24-2019

Here is the flight tracking for N5094L. I wonder if the owner knew where it was flown if he would be upset.
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N5094L
by dmthomas49
August 22nd, 2019, 6:40 am
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Deer around Multnomah Falls
Replies: 3
Views: 359

Re: Deer around Multnomah Falls

It was the surprised look on the deer's face.... :lol:
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by dmthomas49
August 21st, 2019, 3:25 pm
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Deer around Multnomah Falls
Replies: 3
Views: 359

Re: Deer around Multnomah Falls

Saw the same 2 weeks ago while going up the switchbacks. A doe and 2 fawns. Was a women on the other side of the deer. Where the deer were was a wall on the right and too steep on the left. So we asked the woman to move to the wall and we got the deer walking by her and then down off the trail where...
by dmthomas49
August 18th, 2019, 2:54 pm
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Rainy - Whatum trail #409
Replies: 1
Views: 220

Rainy - Whatum trail #409

I was considering an out and back hike from Rainy Lake to Whatum Lake next week. Should the 409 trail be in good condition? Also, when you reach the intersection with the Anthill trail, which is the best way to get to the lake Anthill or stay on the Rainy Whatum trail?