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Jul 8, 2014 - hot potato..cold potato

Well on way back we redeemed ourselves in the cave debacle from Oregon. Lava beds national monument.. what a jewel...over 40 lava tubes to explore You need flashlights, helmets and knee pads to do the hard ones We only did 4... So fun...why the title? It was 97 F. Then walk down into cave, 34F...sweatshirt on....come out...sweatshirt off quick ! So neat to explore on your own, no guides ..kind of creepy descending into them . Between Oregon caves, crater lake, lava beds and Lassen, a fun leg.

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Jun 18, 2009 - June 11th to the 17th

June 11&12, 2009 You may be asking, where in the Sam Hill are they? Well, we are at Sam Hill’s hill! Sam Hill is the entrepreneur who is largely responsible for building a roadway which follows the Columbia River. He built a home for his wife on a hill here which is called Maryhill and now houses an art museum. We followed the gorge westward on the OR side and found it to be very green, lush and multiple large tall waterfalls spill into the river. Multnomah Falls is 2nd only to Yosemite Falls at 642ft. Horsetail, Bridal Veil, Triple,...

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2009 RV Adventure

Apr 29, 2008 - Lava Beds National Monument (Northern California)

Great stop on the way North. We would have liked to stop at Lassen Volcanic Park, but roads were still closed for the winter. The Lava Beds Nat Mon most semi-arid, but just to the East there are forests. There is a very abrubt change in the moisture and the vegetation. The main attraction at the Lava Beds are the lava tube caves. We went in 4 with bump cap and lights. You can explore on your own and you do feel alone. I know my light was well charged, but after a while you begin to realize that one light each for two people, means if your...

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Alaska 2008



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