September 30, 1973
“We found it! We found it!”
That’s what we thought the members of the wagon train of 1853 might
have exclaimed as they stopped at Pinwan Lake and got their first look at
Well, that’s what we said when we finally found the fourth lake.
The first lake had a broad avenue right across the middle.
As we went across, we looked back to see if the Egyptians were after us.
We took a compass sighting on the second lake and hit it right on the nose.
Not so lucky on the next, but after reaching it there seemed mighty little
evidence of humans having been there.
No trails, no campfires, no sawed nor chopped trees, no trash.
The color was nice, a little overcast, a little sun, and generally a very
Duchess & Bob & Kay Cox,
and the leader was Bob Cox.