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South Sister Climb 2016

Basic Information (from GPS) Driving Distance - 2 hours 14 minutes Hike Distance - 6 miles Hike Duration - 7 hours 27 minutes Elevation Gain - 4,913 feet (Alltrails.com says 4,901ft) Starting Elevation - 5,445 feet Summit - 10,358 feet South Sister Information* The...

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My Backpack Contents of Equipment for Two

Equipment in my backpack when I hike with my friend: Anyone who is new to backpacking may wonder what to carry in their backpack. I know I wished I knew where to find a list of what to carry; however, since that was before pagers, cell phones, and the internet, I made...

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Vivian Lake from Salt Creek Falls Trailhead

Basic Information (from GPS) Driving Distance - 1.45 minutes Hike Distance - 3.85 miles Hike Duration - 1 hour 45 minutes Elevation Gain - 2048 feet (guidebook says 1600ft) Why Vivian Lake I had tried hiking into Vivian Lake some 17 years ago from the top down,...

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Solo Stove Campfire

  The sun came out today and it was glorious. Spring is in the air. I decided to sit outside  today and make lunch with my Solo Stove Campfire. I grabbed a shirt load of small pine cones, which are everywhere, and got the fire going.  I then put 3 liters of water...

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Salt Creek Falls

I took a trip to Salt Creek Falls this weekend to see the second highest single drop waterfall in Oregon, which cascades 283 feet. Salt Creek Falls is one of Southern Oregon's most powerful falls, with an average yearly flow of 50,000 gallons per minute flowing over...

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