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by Chip Down
July 22nd, 2021, 12:38 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Wahtum Lake, Chinidere & Tomlike Mountains, 7/21/2021
Replies: 5
Views: 229

Re: Wahtum Lake, Chinidere & Tomlike Mountains, 7/21/2021

My weather was a little weird on 7/21. I went out that day because the predicted high was the coolest in the long-term forecast. Still, I was sweating on my early morning ascent, as were the runners who passed me. By noon (aka beer o'clock) it was cool and breezy, clouds were taking over, and soon i...
by Chip Down
July 22nd, 2021, 10:38 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Wahtum Lake, Chinidere & Tomlike Mountains, 7/21/2021
Replies: 5
Views: 229

Re: Wahtum Lake, Chinidere & Tomlike Mountains, 7/22/2021

... and a can of pFreim’s pale ale in my lunch box.
The universal problem fixer. :D

Your subject line shows 7/22, but your post is stamped 7/22 am. Hmm...
by Chip Down
July 22nd, 2021, 10:33 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Ross Lake East Bank Trail - North Cascades NP
Replies: 9
Views: 239

Re: Ross Lake East Bank Trail - North Cascades NP

my birthday
I don't suppose you found any balloons... :geek:
by Chip Down
July 21st, 2021, 4:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Sword Fern Way (new Bells Mtn loop)
Replies: 1
Views: 155

Sword Fern Way (new Bells Mtn loop)

When I was exploring around Bells Mtn a few weeks ago, I noticed a new trail, not yet signed, which was clearly sanctioned. It was rough in spots, but I could see it taking shape. It was essentially complete; I didn't violate signage or interfere in any way. Today I went back to see if it was all do...
by Chip Down
July 20th, 2021, 7:05 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Wizard Way (Mt. Hood Meadows) 7-17-21
Replies: 10
Views: 544

Re: Wizard Way (Mt. Hood Meadows) 7-17-21

It's kind of unsatisfying in the sense that it doesn't culminate at a specific high point. You just kinda go as high as you feel like, but presumably most hikers stop when they reach snow. In spite of that, it's a nice scenic place to check out. You can also drop off the crest to the left and explor...
by Chip Down
July 20th, 2021, 3:48 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Wizard Way (Mt. Hood Meadows) 7-17-21
Replies: 10
Views: 544

Re: Wizard Way (Mt. Hood Meadows) 7-17-21

BurnsideBob wrote:
July 20th, 2021, 3:42 pm
The glacier has been thinning and thinning so perhaps this feature (the crevasse) will disappear.
Oh no! :o
That would be a shame.

Nice pics, Bob.
by Chip Down
July 20th, 2021, 3:41 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Three Fingered Jack East Canyon Meadows July 3rd
Replies: 9
Views: 679

Re: Three Fingered Jack East Canyon Meadows July 3rd

Aimless wrote:
July 19th, 2021, 8:40 pm
No one in their right mind would travel the Sugar Pine Ridge trail its full length in its current condition.
impassable
- USFS
I'm so tempted! :lol:
by Chip Down
July 20th, 2021, 11:26 am
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: that Sturgeon Rock tree
Replies: 7
Views: 227

Re: that Sturgeon Rock tree

Aimless wrote:
July 20th, 2021, 10:19 am
No need to disturb it for that. Just use photoshop or a clone and make it disappear.
Easy peasy! :geek:
by Chip Down
July 18th, 2021, 2:53 pm
Forum: Trail Rx
Topic: Washout on road to Rainy Lake
Replies: 2
Views: 126

Re: Washout on road to Rainy Lake

Google Maps shows two Rainy Lake Campground on that road. Presumably the one that's near a lake is the real one.
by Chip Down
July 17th, 2021, 8:25 pm
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: pollen allergies
Replies: 5
Views: 112

Re: pollen allergies

It's probably the covid and you got it when we met and shook hands on the 23rd. ;) You finally caught the elusive Chip Down eh? Does he have the head of a snake and the body of a leopard? :lol: Funny story. Saw a vehicle that looked consistent with what he would be driving, and knew he had an inter...