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by markesc
October 24th, 2008, 9:11 pm
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: St. Helens - Johnston Ridge Closing on 11-9-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 832

St. Helens - Johnston Ridge Closing on 11-9-2008

"The Johnston Ridge Observatory will soon be shutting down and won't be re-opening until around May when the snow melts. The observatory, which is the closest viewing point to Mount St. Helens, will close for the winter on Nov. 9. The Forest Service says it will reopen in mid-May, depending on snow...
by markesc
October 24th, 2008, 7:45 pm
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Huckle Berries
Replies: 9
Views: 1199

Re: Huckle Berries

9-22-2008 Indian Heaven:
by markesc
October 24th, 2008, 11:19 am
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Mt Hood- alpine meadows- snow??
Replies: 3
Views: 780

Re: Mt Hood- alpine meadows- snow??

I did a sun/mon trip to Elk cove; the hike out was during beginning of a nice little snow storm, so there should be a decent amount on the timberline trail, but most likely nothing that would pose a problem...and most is prob. melted by now...
by markesc
October 23rd, 2008, 1:09 pm
Forum: Photography
Topic: Night Shots of Mt. Hood
Replies: 13
Views: 2232

Re: Night Shots of Mt. Hood

I shot most at 24mm focal length @ F2.8 using the 24-70 F2.8L from Canon, which tends to have inconsistency in light transmission which is more noticable with the night shots... I think the new 5DmkII has a feature that will make the exposure more even in such cases??? or atleast I thought I read so...
by markesc
October 21st, 2008, 7:29 pm
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Photo Corkboard 2008-09 (Share your Photos!)
Replies: 122
Views: 12567

Re: Photo Corkboard (share your photos!)

Here is one of Elk Cove Monday morning, 20 minutes after this was taken, we were greeted by snow:
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by markesc
October 21st, 2008, 7:12 pm
Forum: Photography
Topic: Night Shots of Mt. Hood
Replies: 13
Views: 2232

Re: Night Shots of Mt. Hood

Thank you all for the compliments!! These shots are actually pretty easy; you simply need a clear night, patience, and a new moon or a less than half full moon (waning?)... Here is another of Mt. Hood from Timberline, March 9th 2008: IMG_1175d.jpg and for fun, this was nearly a full moon @ the Grand...
by markesc
October 14th, 2008, 4:38 pm
Forum: Photography
Topic: Waterfalls!!!
Replies: 57
Views: 7468

Re: Waterfalls!!!

I'm sure most have been here, but if you have not, it's worth the drive as there are tons of falls along the 90, personally I'm bored of the gorge!!!, and TONS of fall color up in the Indian Heaven area right now!!!!... Here is "Lower Lewis River Falls" IMG_7563.jpg and just up the road by "middle" ...
by markesc
August 29th, 2008, 4:28 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Goat Rocks Wilderness 8/23-25/2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1963

Re: Goat Rocks Wilderness 8/23-25/2008

Great report and photos! I want to go!!!! Love that Sunrise!!
by markesc
August 21st, 2008, 8:01 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Three Finger Jack - Canyon Creek Meadows
Replies: 10
Views: 1955

Re: Three Finger Jack - Canyon Creek Meadows

Yes I hear REI is having a DEET sale? maybe I'll stock up!!!