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by retired jerry
June 26th, 2020, 1:27 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trinity Alps June 2020
Replies: 15
Views: 665

Re: Trinity Alps June 2020

... Free, primitive campground. Lots of nearby spots to camp if campground is full. friday - Get permit from Coffee Creek Ranger Station. Trinity Center - last store and cell phone. Swift Creek Trailhead. Granite Lake, 2000 feet elevation gain, 5 miles above Granite Lake: 20200620_105014.jpg Saturday ...
by retired jerry
June 26th, 2020, 6:33 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trinity Alps June 2020
Replies: 15
Views: 665

Trinity Alps June 2020

... go. 402 miles to Swift Creek Trailhead, 399 miles to the Coffee Creek Trailhead, so I had to stop a couple times for gas. Stopped at the Trinity Center store for ice - masks required, few other people.
by Double Tree
June 23rd, 2020, 6:12 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Dickey Creek
Replies: 1
Views: 331

Dickey Creek

... posted that 6340 not recommended for passenger cars, and I believe it. There is a washout section before the Dickey Creek turnoff that might high center a low clearance vehicle. Trail conditions: lots of blowdown. Dozens of down trees that have to be climbed over, scooted under, or at least stepped ...
by Solofemalehiker35
June 18th, 2020, 2:19 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Burma Road to east of Grey Butte
Replies: 0
Views: 101

Burma Road to east of Grey Butte

... until the bridge for wheel chair accessibility. $5/day $30/year pass $50/2 years pass Make sure you purchase a pass. Although the information center is closed rangers are working and I'm sure they are checking cars for proof of parking purchase. We hiked Burma road from the middle lot to east ...
by RobinB
April 25th, 2020, 12:29 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Up High in the Sierra, July 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 726

Up High in the Sierra, July 2018

... car. I roll down the windows—it’s already warm out there—and turn up my music, feeling like a tiny point of civilization, drifting down the center of a vast wilderness. Then Bishop and morning traffic, a last-minute text to Krista, and a short drive west, up into the mountains. The Department ...
by RobinB
April 6th, 2020, 5:53 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Around Glacier Peak (July 27 - Aug. 3), 1: The Southern Half
Replies: 16
Views: 1206

Around Glacier Peak (July 27 - Aug. 3), 1: The Southern Half

... River Valley, which Manning describes as a sort of abandoned Shangri La; a trail, then well-maintained but since abandoned, up the White River; ... A mile in, I meet a deer, standing in the center of what I’d taken to be my human trail, utterly uncertain what I’m ...
by cfm
March 28th, 2020, 7:41 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Olympic National Park Aug 11-15, 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 477

Olympic National Park Aug 11-15, 2019

... a view of my route about halfway along when I was still optimistic. You can see some of the road cut. The lake is just behind the summit left of center. One of the double humped summits on the far left is Colonel Bob: road ahead.jpg I ran into a pair of young wildlife biologists. They were collecting ...
by A. Hugh Jass
February 22nd, 2020, 7:45 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Ski Trekking at Crater Lake Feb 17-18, 2020
Replies: 5
Views: 564

Re: Ski Trekking at Crater Lake Feb 17-18, 2020

... and I'll probably switch to my BC-90 skis + Alpina Telemark boots. I'm going to leave my sled at the Rim Trail, then drive back to the Visitor's Center. I don't want to pull that sled on the Raven Trail. It's "only" a mile - but it's a tough mile to pull a sled. You have to park at the VC for ...
by bobcat
February 15th, 2020, 8:50 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Redwoods – February 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 735

Re: Redwoods – February 2020

... Trail was closed at some point - bridge out. Some of the Top 20 biggest/largest trees are in the vicinity of the Prairie Creek Visitor Center but only the Big Tree is marked.
by bobcat
February 11th, 2020, 11:02 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Redwoods – February 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 735

Redwoods – February 2020

... base, or lignotuber, are known as cathedral trees. They are essentially clones, and sometimes you’ll see the original decayed tree or stump in the center, usually fire-scarred (although mature redwoods, with bark a foot thick, rarely die by fire). Other redwoods have “fire caves,” hollowed out ...