Larison Creek and Larison Rock
June 27, 1982
The trip was planned for the Metolius River Trail.
Probably a forecast of rain caused 6 cancellations with only 5 sign-ups showing
at 7:30 a.m.
The small group did not warrant taking two cars needed for a shuttle, on the long
drive to Camp Sherman.
Instead, we chose to hike Larison Creek, starting at 9:00 a.m.
The trail was clear at the beginning but soon entailed considerable bending and
pulling out branches and sticks.
At 3 miles and 2½ hours, trail fairly disappeared under more and more
blowdown so we turned about and at 12:30 sighted a place by the creek for needed
rest and lunch.
Also sighted some in these neck of the woods seldom seen creatures&mdsash;3 llamas;
a party was nearby getting ready to pack out.
After reaching our cars at 2:00 p.m. we proceeded on to Larison Rock trail and a
beautiful hike to the top with a bird’s eye view.
Hikers and trail crew were Paul Bonsack, Bernice Claypool, Susan Conway, Shirley Froyd
and leader Paula Vehrs.