September 17, 2005
The weather was iffy for this “view” hike, but once
we reached the McKenzie Ranger Station where the sun was out along
with some clouds, the majority voted to go up the mountain.
And that weather held until we started hiking toward the Sisters and
the clouds accumulated along with our steps.
This very congenial group made it to the pumice barrens just in time
Most of the group climbed the cones after lunch to see if there might
be a view and were rewarded with seeing mostly the bottoms of the
One of our members was stung on her index finger by an unknown, through
her mitten (did I say it was very cool?) but for the most part everyone
was delighted with a cool, gray, invigorating hike through lava fields
and gorgeous forests.
Participating were members:
Clare Tucker (leader),