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Wednesday, 28th August
Packed up and left frog hollow and heading east for sunshine and warm weather. We are booked in at Armitage Park campground alongside the McKenzie River at Eugene.
Arrived around lunch time and yes the sun is shining and we are back to wearing just t-shirts and shorts. This is a beaut campground next to the pretty river here, so ...
... expedition could happen.
Ready to Go
As a last step, I brought the plane in for an annual inspection at Avian Aeronautics at KPWT. I fixed and replaced some things I probably would have left alone if it weren’t for the trip I had planned, like installing a new a battery, replacing an old vacuum pump, and doing the brakes.
With equipment and the critical Antarctica permit in place, I was ready to begin my trip.
At the top, on the Oregon side is a nice overlook of the Hells Canyon. We stopped because there are toilets there. We happened upon a long distance GSXR rider who was a victim of a tire puncture. Besides offering to make a phone call (once we had cell service again) we were not much help. However, a few minutes later, along came a foursome on three Harley’s and one Gold Wing. I chatted them up, took some photos for them and told ...
... SPOT GPS so that friends & family can track us in real time. Actually, the reason we have it is because it has a panic button which will summon rescue via satellite in case of dire emergency.
Every day is mapped out & we have reservations for each nights lodging.
Well, gotta to tend to the minutia. Stay ...
I was especially glad we made two different things because there was an extra ...