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1. Backpacking the Wild Rogu...

The 36,000 acre Wild Rogue Wilderness is located partly on the Rogue River – Siskiyou National Forest and partly on lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management in southwestern Oregon, USA.  It’s on the north side of the...

2. Eureka Sunriver 2 –...

I recent bought a Eureka Sunriver 2 backcountry tent.  I’ve been using an old REI Trail Dome tent for many years.  It still works just fine, but I started backpacking.  I have been using the Trail Dome, but it weighs around seven...

3. Winter at Crater Lake

  WARNING! Always check conditions before visiting Crater Lake National Park in the Winter. For current conditions and active alerts at the park visit the Park website. Winter at Crater Lake National Park is a quiet time.    It...

4. Morel Mushroom Hunting fo...

Gourmet Morel Mushrooms for Free . . . Our early ancestors survived by foraging for wild foods.  Many of us relive a deeply buried memory of that heritage when we experience the joy in successfully finding, and ultimately consuming, a...
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Mountain Lakes Wilderness – Oregon Cascades

Mountain Lakes Wilderness – Oregon Cascades
The Mountain Lakes Wilderness was designated a Primitive Area by the U.S. Forest Service in 1930.  It is  just northwest of Klamath Falls, Oregon, on the Winema National Forest.  In 1940 the area...

Climbing Yamsay Mountain

Climbing Yamsay Mountain
Yamsay Mountain is located in what is sometimes called the Eastern Cascade Mountain Range.  Technically it’s the first range in the basin and range province in Oregon and California.  The...

Ranger Springs at the Head of the Rogue River

Ranger Springs at the Head of the Rogue River
  Oregon’s Rogue River begins its 215 mile journey near the crest of the Oregon Cascade Mountains.  It passes the towns of Prospect, Eagle Point, Grants Pass and Agness before entering...

Seldom Creek Falls in the Southern Oregon Cascades

Seldom Creek Falls in the Southern Oregon Cascades

At almost 5,000 feet in elevation, Great Meadow, near Lake of the Woods, Oregon, normally collects a lot of snow through the winter. Centuries ago Great Meadow was underwater year-around as part of what is now Lake of the…

Getting in Shape for Backpacking

Getting in Shape for Backpacking
Getting Ready No amount of training will make your backpacking trip enjoyable if your backpack is uncomfortable.  My recommendation is to try out some packs and get one that fits you properly.  I...

Winter Wings Festival

Winter Wings Festival
Presidents Day is celebrated in the United States on the third Monday of February.  In Klamath Falls, Oregon, that entire weekend is dedicated to the Winter Wings Festival and birds.  In fact, the...

Climbing Aspen Butte

Climbing Aspen Butte
Predictions of snow and rain led the Klamath Basin Outdoor Group to cancel a planned backpacking excursion into the Mountain Lakes Wilderness.  Instead they decided upon a day hike to the top of...
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