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March 26, 2020

This Sandy River trail is about a mile from Bluff Road in Sandy Oregon down to the Sandy River. It starts on an old logging road. The land was donated by the Schoppert family. They logged it many years ago, and replanted parts of it. The son, Lyle Schoppert, is a friend of mine and a fine Christian...

March 23, 2020

The Ramona Falls trail is very popular, and I had planned to avoid it, but since there were no other hikers, I continued past the junction about 1 mile, up to the crossing of the Sandy River. There used to be a little bridge here, but it was swept away quite a few years ago. However, there are lots...

October 16, 2019

My last day on the road started out cloudy, but ended up clear, warm, and sunny. As I was leaving Miller Lake, a hunter told me that some fishermen had been catching good-sized brown and rainbow trout using a “rapella” – a lure about 5” long. I guess the fish are always biting something I don’t have...

October 14, 2019

I put the canoe in early, before the wind came up. A FS ranger was at the dock picking up the last load of garbage and padlocking the trash cans for winter. He told me the water was shut off the week before. The lake was calm.

October 12, 2019

There were empty freshwater clamshells on the riverbed, but I couldn’t find live ones – they were extremely well camouflaged to look just like the little brown stones. In the past, in the Adirondacks, I’ve eaten quite a few freshwater clams on canoe trips, but they were easy to find wherever the riv...

October 11, 2019

Rose from a 2nd night at Fourmile C.G., on the edge of Sky Lakes wilderness, to 30 degrees and a clear, sunny day. The lake was shrouded in morning fog.

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