October 9, 1999
Our trip started off with 17 hikers in five cars.
The leader worried that a car would make a wrong turn or get hit by a train and the
hikers worried they would be dodging bullets as hunting season had just opened and
we passed about six trucks of hunters coming down as we drove up to the trailhead.
But, we all survived and ended up having a good time in spite of our original fears
and a little poison oak.
Enjoying the perfect fall weather with great views of Diamond Peak and the
Willamette Valley were Jo Ann Arnold, Ed Boock, Marilyn Burcal, John Fry, Bonnie Manheim,
Bennette & Dave Rauch, Douglas & Laura Ritenour, Mel Zavodsky, Max Brown (assistant leader),
Yuan Hopkins, Trinley Manang, Lucile Peterson, Jane Rudd-Marks, Barbara Schomaker
and leader Margee Wright.