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Aug 12, 2019 - Riffe Lake

Taidnapam Campground Riffe Lake Aug. 2-5, 2019 Measuring in at 105 miles in length, the Cowlitz River starts where two rather modest streams rising on Mount Rainier's Cowlitz Glacier, the Ohanapecosh and the Clear Fork, merge. On its way to merging with the Columbia River near Longview and Kelso, the Cowlitz encounters three hydroelectric dams. The Cowlitz is part of the watershed for Mtns. Rainier, Adams, and St. Helens, an area of about twenty-five hundred square miles. The first of these dams, The Cowlitz Falls Project, forms Lake...

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Jul 19, 2013 - Mount St. Helens

Friday July 19th Our flight left on time from Milwaukee at 6 am and it was a full flight. We had a little bit of turbulence on the descent into Denver but otherwise it was an uneventful flight. The Denver airport was quite busy and fortunately we left from the same gate we had arrived so there was no rushing to catch our next flight to Portland. It was exciting to see the mountains “pop up” alongside the plane as we got closer to Portland. It was 80 degrees when we left Milwaukee and 65 when we arrived in Portland around 10 am. It was also...

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