Lightweight Backpacking After 60 in the Rogue Valley

Russian Wilderness

Paynes Lake Backpack Trip, Russian Wilderness, Sept 2011

MARIA G., STEVE W., ALAN P. & TYSEN M. at ETNA SUMMIT TRAILHEAD

ALAN ON PACIFIC CREST TRAIL HEADING SOUTH

ENJOYING VIEW ON PCT

STEVE, MARIA & ALAN ENJOYING REST STOP

SCOTT LAKE LOOKING EAST

TAYLOR LAKE LOOKING WEST

APPROACHING HIGH POINT ON WAY TO PAYNES LAKE

PAYNES LAKE LOOKING EAST

PAYNES LAKE LOOKING WEST

PAYNES LAKE VIEW TO SE FROM CAMPSITE

TYSEN, STEVE, MARIA & ALAN GETTING READY TO PLAY POKER FOR MATCHSTICKS

ALBERT LAKE ABOVE PAYNES LAKE

CROSS-COUNTRY CLIMB TO UPPER ALBERT LAKE

ALBERT LAKE FROM UPPER ALBERT LAKE

ALAN, MARIA & STEVE RELAXING NEXT TO UPPER ALBERT LAKE

VIEW OF UPPER ALBERT LAKE FROM RIDGE THAT STEVE CLIMBED

BLUE LAKE SW ON OTHER SIDE OF RIDGE

RETURNING DOWN TO PAYNES LAKE

OUR CAMPSITE WITH TYSEN’S TENT AND LAKE IN BACK

ALAN READING PHILOSOPHICAL BOOK

MARIA CATCHING UP ON HER MAGAZINE READING

STEVE WITH HIS INSEPARABLE IPAD

REST STOP ON PCT HEADING BACK WITH MT SHASTA IN BACK

TAYLOR LAKE

SCOTT LAKE

HEADING NORTH ON THE PCT WITH MARBLE WILDERNESS IN BACKGROUND


Russian Wilderness Backpack Trip, 7-9 Aug 09

Chiyemi D., Rhoda, Tysen M., Alan P., Mary E., Terry D.

We went on a weekend backpack trip into the Russian Wilderness. From the Deacon Trailhead we hiked 4.2 miles to Russian Lake and spent 2 nights there.