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A Glimpse of Wild and Untamed
The North Umpqua River slides over a basalt cliff and descends 165-feet in a braid of white, water and mist mingling on a mossy face. The water that feeds this stream originates on the slopes of Mt. Thielsen and in the northern forests of Crater Lake National Park. As it cuts its Cascade path down…
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Originally completed in February of 1944 by the famed 10th Mountain Division, the Trooper Traverse offers spectacular views and varied terrain in very isolated conditions. While the backpacking version is a relative luxury compared to the ski traverse of yesteryear it’s not hard to imagine the…
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This is an incredibly scenic four-day paddle through Adirondack Park. Canoe rental can be had at St. Regis Canoe Outfitters. They will drive you to the put-in in Long Lake. Long Lake provides a nice half-day paddle to dispersed camping as you enter the Raquette River river. Very few other parties…
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This is a great half-day paddle each way from Floodwood Pond to Upper Saranac Lake. Numerous campsites are available along the way but Buck Island offers first-come first-serve campsites that feel much more secluded than predicted. The paddle takes approximately three hours each way and offers…
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