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North America » United States » Idaho » Coeur d'Alene July 12th 2010

Monday July12th Daily Information High temp: 75 degrees Low temp: 46degrees WIND 40mph all day gusting to 60 SORRY NO PICTURES TODAY - SAND AND DUST STORM Campground Elevation: 65 above sea level Highest Elevation: 4640 above sea level Lowest Elevation: 164 above sea level Traveled 380 miles Departed 8:45PDT Weather cool, foggy, chilly, sunny with dust storm later Highlights Mt. Adams to the North Mt. Jefferson to the South Mt. Hood now behind us Wine and Lavender Country Back running along the Gorge for 120 miles Kite and Wind surfing on the extremely windy, gnarly, Columbia River - Crazy! Major dust storms and range fires closing interstate for a time Entered Washington at 12:10PDT, the Evergreen State Saw my first Tumbling Tumbleweed Tumble We blew into Idaho at 4:10PDT Arrived at campground 4:25PDT ... read more

North America » United States » Oregon » Mount Hood July 11th 2010

Sunday July11th Daily Information High temp: 88 degrees Low temp: 55degrees Campground Elevation: 65 above sea level Highest Elevation: 5898 above sea level Lowest Elevation: 65 above sea level Traveled 176 miles Departed 8:45PDT Weather cool, fog gone, sunny Highlights Went over Coastal Range Mountains and Through Portland Entered the Columbia River Gorge 11.:20PDT CHANGE OF PLANS Stopped at Multmomah Falls and met up with friends from Florida John and Marcia Chess Falls were Spectacular and the Columbia River Huge Drove down the Gorge Awesome Saw Mt. Hood at 12:40PDT Lunch at Timberline Lodge with John and Marcia Saw the Lodges mascot "Bruno" the St. Bernard Too late to go to Toppenish so we made an Awesome choice Stayed in the Mt. Hood National Forest - Still Creek - "No Cell, NO Internet, NO Electric, NO ... read more
West Trip 2010
West Trip 2010
West Trip 2010

North America » United States » Oregon » Seaside July 10th 2010

Saturday July10th Daily Information High temp: 67 degrees Low temp: 52degrees Campground Elevation: 65 above sea level Highest Elevation: N/A above sea level Lowest Elevation: N/A above sea level Traveled 32 miles Departed 2:30PDT Weather cool, fog gone, sunny Highlights Relaxed in the morning and went swimming nice indoor heated pool Drove to Seaside, Lewis and Clark's end of the line turn around point A coastal town much line Wildwood, NJ Checked out the many shops Grand Pops good the leather hat he was looking for Off to Toppenish, Wa tomorrow... read more
West Trip 2010
West Trip 2010

North America » United States » Oregon » Cannon Beach July 9th 2010

Friday July 9th Daily Information High temp: 68 degrees Low temp: 52 degrees Campground Elevation: 65 above sea level Highest Elevation: N/A above sea level Lowest Elevation: N/A above sea level Traveled 15 miles Departed 10:30PDT Weather cool, sea fog, better than yesterday Highlights Checked out the many shops Walked on the beach and waded in the ocean Went to Mo's Seafood I loved the New England Clam Chowder Also had Ribs and Alaskan Cod Had a seat with an ocean view Returned to the campground and played some hoops, I won for the first time 1 game to 6 for Grand Pops Met Steve and Trink to watch the sunset over the Pacific (Sorry Jan No fog) Grand Pops said that Off to Seaside on Saturday but staying at Cannon Beach RV ... read more
West Trip 2010
West Trip 2010
West Trip 2010

North America » United States » Oregon » Cannon Beach July 8th 2010

Thursday July 8th Daily Information High temp: 66 degrees Low temp: 50 degrees Campground Elevation: 65 above sea level Highest Elevation: 798 above sea level Lowest Elevation: 48 above sea level Traveled 127 miles Departed 9:20 PDT Weather cool, sea fog, better than yesterday Highlights Couldn't wait to see the huge Haystacks at Cannon Beach Short travel day, YaY Some of the drive in dense fog Arrived Cannon Beach RV Resort about 2:00 PM PDT Went to the beach and saw The Haystack Rock, Ginormous Bird haven Came back and sat around the campfire We will be here for 3 nights They have HOOPS... read more
West Trip 2010
West Trip 2010
West Trip 2010

North America » United States » Oregon » Waldport July 7th 2010

Wed July 7th Daily Information High temp: 59 degrees Low temp: 55 degrees Campground Elevation: 80 above sea level Highest Elevation: N/A above sea level Lowest Elevation: N/A above sea level Traveled 30 miles Departed 11:00PDT Weatherpoor, cold, sea fog over everything Highlights Headed to Newport, OR Went to the Depoe Bay Whale Observetory Spotted Harbor Seals and Whale that turned out to be a rock...Boo Stopped to wade in the Pacific, wow was heart stopping cold Toured the Yaquina Light House but the coast was in dense sea fog Saw two immature Bald Eagles First disappointing weather of the trip but waves crashing and the craggy cliffs made up for it Off to Cannon Beach tomorrow about 100 miles North ... read more
West Trip 2010
West Trip 2010
West Trip 2010

North America » United States » Oregon » Waldport July 6th 2010

Tuesday July 6th Daily Information High temp: 81 degrees Low temp: 38 degrees Campground Elevation: 80 above sea level Highest Elevation: 5,880 above sea level Lowest Elevation: 4 above sea level Traveled 234 miles Departed 9:08 PDT Weather wonderful, cool today, low humidity. Highlights Three little deer by the wayside, where is momma Beautiful West Oregon landscape Stopped for lunch on the Umpqua River and I went swimming Saw a Bald Eagle Pacific Coast Highway at 3:00 PM PDT Pacific Ocean at 3:25 PM PDT, WOW! Waded in the Pacific at 4:05 PM Arrived at the Waldport, KOA campground 4:40 PM PDT Site is on a cliff overlooking the Alsea Bay and the Pacific another WOW! We are here for two nights ... read more
West Trip 2010
West Trip 2010
West Trip 2010

North America » United States » Oregon » Crater Lake July 5th 2010

Monday July 5th Daily Information High temp: 74 Low temp: 34 Campground Elevation: 5,880 above sea level Highest Elevation: 8,780 above sea level Lowest Elevation: 5,880 above sea level Traveled 60 miles Departed 8:00 AM MDT Weather wonderful, very cool today, low humidity. Highlights Waited in line for 1.5 hrs for Crater Lake Boat Tour tickets, for noon departure Hiked 1.1 miles down to the dock and seemed like 11 miles up. Trail marked strenuous.. Great trip all around shoreline Saw Phantom Rock, Castle Rock, Pumice Rock, Wine Glass, and all the beautiful coves All in a setting of absolutely BLUE water Hiking back up there were 12% grades and difficult for the old folks We all got sunburned - PawPaw the most Ate at Annie's Creek at 3:00PM, we were starved and dehydrated Back to ... read more
West Trip 2010
West Trip 2010
West Trip 2010

North America » United States » Oregon » Crater Lake July 4th 2010

Sunday July 4th Daily Information High temp: 74 Low temp: 32 brrr Campground Elevation: 5,880 above sea level Highest Elevation: 8,780 above sea level Lowest Elevation: 5,880 above sea level Traveled 45 miles Departed 9:10 MDT Weather wonderful, very cool today, low humidity. Highlights Crater Lake is beautiful and over takes Teton NP for first place The blue of the lake is like no other we have seen (1900' deep) Visibility was also unlimited, we believe we saw the Pacific Ocean Wizzard Island in the lake is also a volcano FEET of snow everywhere the most we have seen on this trip Largest Mosquitoes we have seen on the trip also but not at the campsite just higher elevation, they must like the COLD We also have Mt. Bailey (big bad bailey) and Mt. Thielson watching ... read more
West Trip 2010
West Trip 2010
West Trip 2010

North America » United States » Oregon » Crater Lake July 3rd 2010

Saturday July 3rd Daily Information High temp: 70 Low temp: 55 Campground Elevation: 5,880 above sea level Highest Elevation: 5,880 above sea level Lowest Elevation: 2,122 above sea level Traveled 365 miles Departed 9:10 MDT Weather wonderful, cool today, low humidity. Highlights Arrived Oregon 8:30PDT Cascade seen a 10:55PDT snow seen Onions, Wheat fields and a mushroom farm Lots of blue boxes (size of a small shed) in the field, don't know their use Crossed miles and miles and miles of nothing, the High Desert of Oregon Large Butte in the middle of nothing and looks like a volcano Stop for gas; gas attendant pumps it, the law in Oregon does not permit self service, they also do windows Arrived campsite at 4:45PDT, a wonderful setting on Diamond Lake near the entrance to Crater Lake NP ... read more
West Trip 2010
West Trip 2010
West Trip 2010




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