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Feeling like I needed to get out instead of spending the day on the couch, I headed north to the southern end of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest to check out some forest roads. The day started out pretty foggy and as I hit the 2,000ft mark the temperature dropped near freezing.
There were some new clear cut areas and some slash piles that were burning that didn’t help the haziness.
About mid-morning, the fog rolled out, the sun got bright, and it ended up being a pretty nice day. I stopped at McClellan overlook and was able to get a good picture of the south-side of St. Helens. I took this opportunity to make a cup of coffee, eat some turkey-day leftovers, and just enjoy the sunshine at the tailgate and take in this view for a while.
I took the opportunity to check out the ‘Trail of two Forests‘ again. Such a cool area. The road to the Ape Caves was closed for the season so this made for a good place to stop for a bit and take in the scenery.
I took the long way home which heads south-east and brings you out through the town of Carson, then Stevenson Washington on the Columbia River, then Hwy-14 all the way home. A fun and scenic 200 mile trip with all the little excursions. The sign below that says F$$K Inslee… He’s our governor. I’m taking it they aren’t a fan of Covid related shutdowns!
Many cool old buildings along the way. This one caught my eye…
HRVO regular, Brian Plummer KJ3EPN, has a podcast that I’m sure will be of interest to all on this site. Topics related to off-roading and hunting. Search for the podcasts and visit his website at http://rootonesix.com
Root One Six Off Road also has a YouTube channel. Check it out here!
73, Todd KB7RQQ
Ham Radio Venture Overland Decal Challenge
**UPDATE 10/11/2020 HRVO DMR Bridge is now online again , many thanks goes out to Mary KB3VPK for the assistance
on friday evenings I will connect us in the overlandbound net as usual
let me know your thoughts
73 mike AA1PR
On Friday nights from 8:20pm until 10pm I will be linking into the overlandbound net
not sure how many of you heard it linked in Friday
this should help out the net and provide overlandbound members who are also venture overland members a reliable access without jumping through hoops
let me know if there are any other nets available via allstar you would like linked in, day time etc
Glad to find this on DMR! Looking forward to chatting with you all! I have a Jeep Wrangler JKU Rubicon.