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Aug 31, 2006 - Fossil to Oxbow, Oregon

After browsing through Fossil, we drove through Monument, Hamilton, and Long Creek, where we saw several "pretty valleys," a phrase we were to repeat many times throughout this six week trip. After passing through Mt. Vernon, and John Day, we lunched in Prairie City. After climbing to 4,500 feet through the Wallowa Whitman National Forest and the former mining town of Sumpter, we stopped briefly in Baker for fuel. We finished the long (267 mile) day with a drive on the south side of the Wallowa Mountains through Halfway, pulling in to a...

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