Lookout Mountain hike (18-27)

Lookout Mountain, east of Mt Hood   June 30, 2018   (Hike#39)

Walking through High Prairie,

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Lots of purple shooting stars and yellow cinquefoil

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Heather

up a gentle grade through the forest to the ridge punctuated by red volcanic soil and a pinnacle.

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Views of Mt Hood all along the ridge:

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The top of Lookout Mountain comes into view:

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From the top, views as far south as Broken Top,

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Broken Top, North and Middle Sisters, Mt Washington, Mt Jefferson, Badger Lake, and a resident chipmunk.

and north to Mt Adams with lenticular clouds.

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Mt Adams

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Mt Adams

The eastern high desert:

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Plenty of flowers, but there will be more! based on our past visits. 3.9 miles/800 feet.

Crafting:

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Pinwheel quilt basted and ready for quilting.

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Jane Austen’s House emerging in cross stitch.

In the Garden:

 

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