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by kaltbluter
June 4th, 2018, 8:35 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Bald Mountain Loop (Umatilla N.F.) 5-28-18
Replies: 2
Views: 778

Re: Bald Mountain Loop (Umatilla N.F.) 5-28-18

The Bald Mountain Trail meets the Hells Half Acre Trail My first thought when I read this was "There aren't any other trails that intersect the trail to Hells Half Acre." Then I scrolled up and and actually paid attention. Oops, wrong NF . BTW, I like the little bits of history you include in your ...
by kaltbluter
June 3rd, 2018, 10:58 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: North Fork/Kentucky Falls Hike and Bike Loop 3/7/15
Replies: 12
Views: 2033

Re: North Fork/Kentucky Falls Hike and Bike Loop 3/7/15

Since the damaged bridges were replaced this spring I'll resurrect this thread and add a few updates. At the end of May I did a one-night trip on the North Fork Smith trail. I started at the North Fork Smith Trailhead and only went as far North as Lower Kentucky Falls . This is the new first bridge,...
by kaltbluter
July 17th, 2017, 7:00 am
Forum: Let's see some ID
Topic: Moth identification
Replies: 4
Views: 982

Re: Moth identification

I'd agree, common sheep moth.

I saw a couple of those near Blair Lake last year.
by kaltbluter
June 19th, 2017, 7:41 am
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Camp spot near Skylight Cave?
Replies: 2
Views: 587

Re: Camp spot near Skylight Cave?

If you want to be really close to the cave you could car camp pretty much anywhere along the road in. It's dusty and not too interesting but it would be easy to find a patch of dirt big enough for a tent. If you want a campground, Lava Camp isn't too far away. It's at about 5300' so the access road ...
by kaltbluter
June 13th, 2017, 8:39 am
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Jefferson Park Changes 2016
Replies: 138
Views: 10071

Re: Jefferson Park Changes 2016

The FS has decided to discontinue the reservation system for the Jefferson Park area at this time.

More here.
by kaltbluter
June 2nd, 2017, 7:37 am
Forum: Let's see some ID
Topic: Yellow Whatsit?
Replies: 5
Views: 1084

Re: Yellow Whatsit?

Some kind of parsley?

edit: maybe Grays Desert Parsley.
by kaltbluter
May 23rd, 2017, 10:28 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Wildflowers and views at Horse Rock Ridge - 5/20/17
Replies: 10
Views: 2701

Re: Wildflowers and views at Horse Rock Ridge - 5/20/17

Webfoot wrote:Looks nice. Do you have a GPS track for that trail?
Caltopo
by kaltbluter
May 23rd, 2017, 6:34 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Wildflowers and views at Horse Rock Ridge - 5/20/17
Replies: 10
Views: 2701

Re: Wildflowers and views at Horse Rock Ridge - 5/20/17

retired jerry wrote:That would be a good spot to see the total eclipse if it's in the zone
Close, it's 3.5 miles outside the path.
by kaltbluter
May 19th, 2017, 5:56 am
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: DIY tarp geometry
Replies: 6
Views: 1528

Re: DIY tarp geometry

I made up some numbers so I could have a picture. Tell me what the four dimensions should be and I'll send you a drawing for the flat shape.
by kaltbluter
May 18th, 2017, 5:46 am
Forum: Let's see some ID
Topic: Aquatic insect?
Replies: 2
Views: 982

Re: Aquatic insect?

It looks like a damselfly larvae wearing a fat suit.