August, 2015

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Derailed Plans

Crescent City, CA

Job number one of the day was to get my bike fixed. The local bike shop opened at 9:00 and I planned to be there at that time. Or not. Well, that WAS the plan but, as so often happens, the plan didn’t exactly work out. Sure, there was someRead More …

Stopped Into A Church

Humbug Mountain State Park, OR to Crescent City, CA

It was another night of heavy wind and rain although last night the trees couldn’t do much to shelter me from the rain. They did an excellent job of blocking the wind though. The surrounding hills likely helped with that too. As for the precipitation, I woke at least fourRead More …

Trees Are Good

Cape Blanco State Park, OR to Humbug Mountain State Park, OR

The storm that was on the horizon last night moved in on schedule. Despite being sheltered by trees, I woke numerous times throughout the night to the sound of rain pelting my tent. I can only imagine what it would’ve been like without the trees there to protect me. TheRead More …

A Collision Course With Nature

Umpqua State Park, OR to Cape Blanco State Park, OR

As predicted in yesterday’s forecast, there was rain last night. But not much. I certainly heard light rain on my tent throughout the night but by morning my tent was essentially dry. The Hiker/Biker area is rather sheltered by trees which clearly limited the amount of rain that reached myRead More …

Where’s Waldport?

South Beach State Park, OR to Umpqua Lighthouse State Park, OR

Another morning, another day without a plan. That’s not a bad thing. It’s probably a good thing. Either way, the presence of numerous Hiker/Biker camping options of late has lessened the need for a set goal each day. In theory though, that may start to change as the Hiker/Biker sitesRead More …

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