Mount Jefferson and Jefferson Park

PCT 2008: Oregon, Days 21-29

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Day 22. After our rest days in the town of Sisters, we had to hike across miles of lava.
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Day 22. This is mount Washington. Later, we get to Mt. Jefferson, a much more impressive mountian.
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Day 23. Wesley, and Mount Jefferson in the background.
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Day 23. Hiking along the creast -- a rare thing in Oregon.
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Day 24. We are in Jefferson Park, probably my favorite place on the PCT in Oregon.
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Day 24. This is the lake we camped next to for two days in Jefferson Park.
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Day 25. We spent the entire day in our tent, waiting out a storm, except for a few minutes to cook dinner.
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Day 25. The storm and our tent.
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Day 26. The next day, after the storm, beautiful weather. We are on top of a peak that overlooks Jefferson Park, with Mt. Jefferson in the background.
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Day 26. A full picture of Mt. Jefferson, with Jefferson Park at it's base.
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Day 26. Destroyed trail work, due to the very large amount of snow this year.
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Day 26. A picnic bench near a lake on an Indian reservation.
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Day 28. An early morning picture of Ollalie Lake, with Mt. Jefferson in the background. It was very, very cold during the night, next to this lake.
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Day 28. A relaxing break (in the forest, as usual).
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Day 29. Swiming at Timothy Lake.