Monthly Archives: September 2010

PCTrail Fest in Cascade Locks

Friday was set-up for the Pacific Crest Trail Fest days – the main event day being on Saturday. Throughout the day Thunder Island filled up with hikers and their tents, display booths, raffle ticket stations, sign in registers, a movie … Continue reading

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Amazing Falls of Eagle Creek

Bright peach pink clouds were floating high above the treetops along Eagle Creek – I could see them from my tent door.  It was early morning, the sun would be several hours before entering the high walls canyon, and it … Continue reading

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Steripen to the Rescue

Woke with first dawn, packed up and strode quietly by Fireman’s tent – no sign of movement at his camp so it appeared he was still in deep sleep.  The trail continued to climb, even though it seemed impossible that … Continue reading

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Full Moon Hiking

Sometime in the middle of the night while the stars were brilliant and the sky was inky black, the wind from Mt. Hood descended from the mountaintop directly down the valley next to my tent. The fine moon dust I … Continue reading

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