National champ

Niece Betsy won the criterium (a closed course race) in her age classification at the National Championships. This is the second year in a row for her to win the Stars and Stripes jersey in this event. In addition, she placed high in the time trial and the road race and won the best all-around […]

Three Creeks Road and Whychus Creek

After yesterday’s hiking, we figured we could use an easy day, so we headed out to the Sisters area again. Coffee, of course, was the first order of business, but then we picked up Eagle Rock II. I had DNF’d this one on 2 different years, so it was gratifying to finally find it.

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East Lake, Newberry crater

Our area of the day was the Newberry National Volcanic Monument. Two caches were activated yesterday and I figured we had a chance to score FTFs on them. We needed to climb a thousand feet up to the crater rim from East Lake and totaled 7 miles round trip. We did indeed get 2 FTFs […]