Coburg Hills-Old Baldy
February 19, 1983
As usual, Old Baldy’s homely slopes had a little surface dampness;
the rivulets were running noisily full, and cow splatters abounded
(as predicted on the sign-up).
The cold wind we found blowing atop Old Baldy cut our visit there rather short.
Hastily dropping down Black Canyon Road (then skirting a new, rather messy
logging show) and on up steep Lockard Road, we lunched, rested and generally
lazed on the mossy rocks overlooking Hayden Bridge and all points southeast.
Circling overhead meanwhile were several Buteo jamaicensis and a
One final plunge downwards returned us precisely to the cars, and completed this
rather unusual 6½-mile circumambulation of Eugene’s 1,990 ft
In the Coburg Hills were Elliot and Priscilla Aronin, Judy Forell, Shirley Froyd,
George Jobanek, Betty Legris, Nancy Loya, Maxine Rowan, Denise Simond,
and leader John Cecil.