Circle Lake/Santiam Pass
April 3, 1977
When we saw bare earth on the road to Round Lake (April Fool!), we scouted out
an alternate trip.
We skied along an old railway bed near the Pacific Crest Trail to Circle Lake and
then further South toward Washington.
Circle Lake made a good substitute for Round Lake in more ways than similarity of
names: We found rolling hills, bright sun, open roads and trails and mountain views.
We also found many snowmobile tracks and slow skiing on slushy snow.
The eleven sun tanned sloggers were