Overnight in the Tillamook Range
|I was so out of shape that it always felt like I was hiking through snow|
- My gear weighed too much.
- My pack wasn't big enough to hold the gear I wanted to bring.
|Indian Paint Brush|
Pictures from the Past:
|Looking down from halfway up Elk Mountain Trail|
|A very tired Partner makes the final ascent|
|Yes, that is Kings Mountain in the background|
|A similar view from 2007|
|Another 2007 shot|
|Big Old Ants|
|Tiny Little Flower|
|Oxalis or Wood Sorrel|
|Pretty White Flower|
|Illusive Famous Author|
|Western Bleeding Heart|
|Western Church Bells (OK, I made that up)(I looked it up: Fairy Bell. Hey, I was close)|
|Monkey Flower (not sure about this one either)|
I also got to achieve another of my bucket list items. When people asked us “Hey, those are big packs, did you spend the night out on the ridge?” I got to say, “Yes. Yes I did”.