East Fork Trail
November 17, 1996
On a somewhat drippy Sunday, Russ Carpenter and Ivan Vanderberg were lucky enough to hike with nine
Obsidian ladies along the East Fork Trail of the McKenzie River.
This trail is rarely visited, and features dense untouched forest along a wild stretch of the
The Forest Service has recently repaired bridges across the river, and has cleaned up the damage from
the 1996 storms, so the trip was surprisingly free of obstacles.
As usual, we all had a stimulating hike and a convivial time.
East Fork hikers were Rita Johnson, Aileen Trainor, Susan Baker, Virginia Prouty, Ivan Vanderberg,
Gloria Gunderson, Kris Kennedy, Judy Sladek, Anne Dhu McLucas and Russ & Blyth Carpenter (leaders).