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Mitchell Point

A quick afternoon hike to take advantage of a warm sunny day. Grass Widows in bloom on lower point meadow. Some trees were down on the trail from the icestorm in December. Upper point–you can get fairly far out on the fin before it gets sketchy.   From the tippy top. Looking north in Washington […]

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First grass widow of the season

At least first I’ve seen. Yeah, spring! Grass Widows (Olsynium douglasii) are drooping purple crocusesque flowers that grow in meadows along the Columbia River, though the phrase has another more common meaning. Saturday the weather was mild enough to head out for a brief hike. Little streams running everywhere, though the grass is still yellow […]

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The Green Tunnel

Green Tunnel from Kevin Gallagher on Vimeo. The Appalachian Trail hiked in a few frames each day. If you do all 2200 miles of this in one year this is probably how much you remember afterwards too.

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Wind Mt

Wind Mt is lonely steep little peak at a bend in the Columbia River, above the lumber town of Home Valley. A 1.75 mile trail leads up from the mossy north side. Saturday the sun came out and Wind Mt is short enough that we didn’t have to deal with any snow. At the top […]

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Hart & Petroglyphs

Hart mountain Hot Springs campground view, Petroglyph Lake hike.

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La Pine, Crack in the Ground

Deschutes river in sun, breakfast at the diner in La Pine, Crack in the Ground

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