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July 5th 2010
Published: July 7th 2010
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Monday July 5th
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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%!g(MISSING)rades 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 the campsite and a nice fire, showers and Mexican Train

In the morning we pull out for the Pacific Ocean








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Back to the campsite fire


7th July 2010

Cool!
You are so lucky to have time to take the boat ride! What a luxury. You'll never forget that! What's a Mexican Train?
9th July 2010

Sounds physically demanding, but LOOKS beautiful!!!

Tot: 1.478s; Tpl: 0.062s; cc: 11; qc: 29; dbt: 0.026s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.3mb