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... a stop, but to reach it, we drive over the McKenzie Pass. This drive presented probably the biggest surprise of our entire road trip. The narrow road, only open in the
summer winds its way up to 5325 feet and a massive lava field, the largest in
the continental US. From the Dee Wright Observatory at the top of the pass, we
look across the desolate Three Sisters Wilderness Area to the volcanic, glacier-covered
My dad and I left Grants Pass to take me to Eugene around 7 on June 18th. We stayed with my wonderfully hospitaitable friends, Tori and Travis. I was happy to reunite with some cool people i had met back in may. Maranda gave me a much needed long hug before I set off on my journey. I managed to about 4 1/2 hours before we headed to the airport so that I could catch my flight to Portland at 6. I checked my bags through to ...
... they still had tread on them when we got home. Returning to the hotel room Brian had to break the news to Dana that it was already pretty warm outside. Warm would turn to HOT pretty soon.
We headed out, topped off the tires and began our long day. Dana had the foresight to bring along some Zipfizz. It’s an energy powder that you mix with your own water. She tossed one into each of our Camelbacks and those helped us get through ...
... some of the under-gear I bought years ago fits again. Halleluiah!
Some time back we discovered compressible bags that basically form a vacuum. You stuff them, seal one end and lay on top of them (or roll 'em up) and the air squirts out the other end. We are each packing three days worth of clothing. Using these bags, the clothing ends up taking up the space of one day's worth.
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... towards the west side of the Cascade Mountains. We could see snow covered peaks in the distance on Highway 97. We passed Lava Butte which, along with many other sights we saw today, gave evidence of ancient past volcanic activity. Pumice coated the roadsides, and we frequently drove past huge patches of crumbled lava that looked as if they had just cooled last week. Fascinating.
Driving through Bend, Oregon we enjoyed our short visit. It is a ...