Caponord at Mendocino
Joel Buck's Toy
Sittin' in the creek
Rocky BLM area still mined today for gold
The watefall in the South Fork Canyon Creek of Lightning Gulch
The swim hole & waterfall in South Fork Canyon Creek of Lightning Gulch
Many old, abandoned things in this BLM mining area
A serious winch
A forest gnome in the drag bucket?!?
The remains of an old dozer that we suspect cut these “roads”. Its engine possibly borrowed for the winch.
Steve blinks, Zane hides from the camera, and the COOL Artic Cat 650 Prowler
Zane leads us up a trail through the family property to the BLM land at the top of the ridge.
At the top of the ridge, Zane jumped in the back for the ride back down.
Hmmm... this sign looks a bit haggared.
Maybe BigFoot got pissed and tore the roof off?
A Kodak moment with Mt. Hood
The group campground at Maryhill State Park
Rolf (DaBOSS) informs the riders about Maryhill Loop Road “Safety School”!
The curves of Maryhill Loop Road
Rolf, Steve Powers, Michael, Martin, & PhysicsBoy
Nikki, SSMark, JC, Laura, & Hanna
Nikki checks out Hanna's 250 Ninja!
Catfish at Stonehenge?
The Stonehenge-replica World War I Memorial at Maryhill
The gorge view at Maryhill State Park
Lotsa toys in the parking lot!
Palouse Falls Pano
Cool rock formation near the top of the falls.
Guns, ammo, and water; CHECK!
A tall Blackbear makes Miss Caponord look dainty
Smoke is everywhere this summer.
The blind guy lookin' for cops before our spiral assault!
The Old Spiral Highway in the forground, with Lewiston & Clarkston in the background
The practice targets
He didn't stand a chance!
I gotcha long pole right here, sweetheart!
Huckleberry Heaven in Elk River, Idaho
Huckleberry Pie with Huckleberry soft-serve ice cream, and a Real(tm) Root Beer!
Silver Creek Falls, Lime Quarry Road, Enterprise, OR
The Lostine River at Pole Bridge, Lostine, OR
The Lostine River
Lostine River from the top of Pole Bridge
French Camp Picnic Area
Where's the river?
Ahhh, there's the river!
Nice spot for lunch and ...
Unique gate at the Lostine River Ranch
Lake Shore Road, west of Wallowa Lake, turned into a trail that climbed the steep ridge just above the state park beach area.
Wallowa Lake between the maraines.
Wallowa Lake & Mountains
The Wallowa Lake Lodge, Oregon
The Wallowa Mountains
The Banks-Lowman Road follows the middle & south forks of the Payette River. Sweet road and scenery!
Middle Fork Payette River
The Sawtooth Mountains near Stanley, Idaho
Kitty has an admirer.
Big Meadow in Bear Valley, Idaho
Julie reads the info signs
Welcome to Bear Valley, but follow the rules like a good sheep!
Scott on his red KLR and Bob without his older green KLR.
Middle Fork Payette River, Banks-Lowman Rd., Idaho
Banks-Lowman Rd. & the Payette River Canyon
Big Pine Creek, next to FR-555
Wild flowers in bloom along FR-555
The OLD-looking dam and waterway behind the Deadwood Reservoir
The dam & outflow from the DeadWood Reservoir, Idaho
The East-Fork Salmon River, just west of Yellow Pine-Idaho, was filled with mud from recent slides in the canyon.
The top of the ridge above Lightning Creek, near Garden Valley, ID
Strange rock formations while hiking the ridge above Lightning Creek, Idaho
Julie, the retired hiking machine, had me panting all morning!
From the Dixie Butte LookOut, I watched this copter land and ...
retrieve a geologist. Apparently this was the 2nd one. The first was transported earlier with a possible stroke & fall injuries.
Dixie Butte LO is staffed by a Forest Service employee with +30 years of lookout experience and her friend
The road that climbs up the side of Dixie Butte
LookOut view from the parking area
180-degree Pano looking SW from the Dixie Butte LookOut
Steve & I rode the Coos-Bay Wagon Road from Reston to Sitkum and on to Myrtle Point and Bandon on the coast.
Waterfalls in the East Fork Coquille River
A dangling redwood in the Avenue of the Giants (approximately 80 feet from tip to the support log. I could just barely walk under it by ducking my head.)
A dangling redwood movie!