A long walk is nothing more than a series of short walks.
compliments of Hamburger Helper
Timberline Lodge to ridge above Lost Lake – Mount Hood Wilderness
Biting flies, log crossings, and hot humid heat was the theme of the day.
After getting a late start from Timberline Lodge this morning, I really needed to make some miles in order to get to Cascade Locks tomorrow. The big, black flies made that easy. If I stopped they came in for the kill. I even tried DEET. Didn’t work.
Today was how I imagine the Appalachian Trail would be.
I took the Ramona Falls alternate and I am glad I did. It was cool and beautiful.
Tonight is my best camp of the trip…high, light breeze, no bugs, and dry.
So excited for tomorrow. I will have hiked all of California and Oregon. It is a big deal for me.