January 31, 1993
The planned Beals Butte trip had to be changed to Odell Butte due to the snow completely blocking
the entrance into Beals Butte Road.
Our group of six skiers left Eugene at 8:30 and arrived at our destination under sunny skies and warm
The trail had been broken for almost two miles because of the efforts of the scouting party the
We had a good work-out climbing steadily to the 7,000 ft. level of the top for our lunch break.
What a wonderful vista of mountains and lakes we enjoyed!
When it was time to leave we had to carefully side-step down the steepest part of the mountain.
A crust had formed on the snow, creating a fast ski-out to the cars … fast except for the
leader, who fell a few too many times!
All agreed we had a great day and an aerobic work-out.
Skiers were Barbara Bakke, Chris Christensen, Dave Predeek, Chris Steele, Jan White
and leader Sandra Larsen.