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July 4th 2010
Published: July 5th 2010
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Crater Lake for the first time
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.


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 over us

Free ice cream social at the campground this afternoon

Fireworks over Diamond Lake tonight at 10:00PM

We had a Full Day

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The poles in the picture are all along the roadways. They show the edge of the road for plowing as they receive over 30 feet of snow
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Deep Snow Everywhere
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At the Lodge
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At the Lodge

5th July 2010

seen any chipmunks around the lake? it's so cool there, isn't it! love crater lake! Happy 4th of july!
5th July 2010

ice cream
Who was first to get free icecream , Marge or Will ? Missed ya'll last eve at Glassy Mt fireworks display , Bruce had to be the pyrotecnician . Had a great time , but miss you. Have a great trip !
5th July 2010

Nice picture of old people by the fire.
5th July 2010

Happy Fourth
Happy Fourth of July. Betcha you didn't laugh as much as we did. I am trying to send you pictures but my new computer has me confused. Good that you know how to keep these pictures coming. It looks so cool, and peaceful. Travel safely.
9th July 2010

I bet the fireworks were great up there!

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