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by dmthomas49
January 2nd, 2023, 7:14 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LaCamas Creek/Round Lake 2022-12-30
Replies: 2
Views: 866

LaCamas Creek/Round Lake 2022-12-30

Great time to hike a local Vancouver/Camas set of trails. I have about a 4.7 mile loop that I do starting at the St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church north parking lot. The falls are really heavy right now making some great photos. The trails are not very muddy... Pothole Falls Pothole Falls.jpg Lower ...
by dmthomas49
December 25th, 2022, 12:16 pm
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: is the tick situation back to normal?
Replies: 4
Views: 560

Re: is the tick situation back to normal?

I hope the corona virus issue gets resolved before tick season, otherwise we will have Corona with Lyme…. :lol:
by dmthomas49
October 4th, 2022, 11:29 am
Forum: User Test Forum
Topic: photo link test
Replies: 8
Views: 1108

Re: photo link test

They all work. I like the ghoul bus!
by dmthomas49
September 11th, 2022, 5:59 am
Forum: Hiking in the News
Topic: Goat Rocks Fire
Replies: 3
Views: 1142

Goat Rocks Fire

Hope this can be contained. Was planning to go there next week.
https://amp.theolympian.com/news/local/ ... 96031.html
by dmthomas49
September 1st, 2022, 3:17 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Larch Mountain Crater Loop 8/28/2022
Replies: 5
Views: 831

Re: Larch Mountain Crater Loop 9/28/2022

You can change it… I did that hike in August and enjoyed it!
by dmthomas49
September 1st, 2022, 9:16 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Larch Mountain Crater Loop 8/28/2022
Replies: 5
Views: 831

Re: Larch Mountain Crater Loop 9/28/2022

Were you anticipating what it would be like to hike on 9/28/2022?
by dmthomas49
August 27th, 2022, 1:05 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Mt Mitchell and Black Hole Falls
Replies: 10
Views: 2279

Re: Mt Mitchell and Black Hole Falls

Thanks Don!
by dmthomas49
August 27th, 2022, 12:39 pm
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Convertible hiking pants decision
Replies: 6
Views: 1367

Re: Convertible hiking pants decision

I have been using the Columbia Sportswear convertable pants for years in both cold and warm weather. They are durable and clean up well. They have the horizonal zippers that have not failed.
by dmthomas49
August 27th, 2022, 12:31 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Sheep Canyon Loop - 2022-08-26
Replies: 0
Views: 1026

Sheep Canyon Loop - 2022-08-26

The weather was great as the clouds were disappearing when we started the hike at 7:30. The temp was 55 degrees. We encountered no mosquitos and no flies. It was a bug free hike and conditions were perfect! IMG_2287.JPG The huckleberries were on the down swing. The best ones were on the higher eleva...
by dmthomas49
August 27th, 2022, 11:40 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Mt Mitchell and Black Hole Falls
Replies: 10
Views: 2279

Re: Mt Mitchell and Black Hole Falls

Logging started today near Mt. Mitchell but nearly 3/4 miles away from the west TH. I spoke with the loggers and they didn't know when the additional roads would be built or when major logging would begin. I'll put more info up later. I was able to do the hike with no problems. dn Don is this the d...