February 4, 2007
With a prompt departure, the crew of four headed up Highway 58 to
Gold Lake arriving under blue skies shortly after 9:30 a.m. After
gearing up, headed up the somewhat icy road towards Bechtel Shelter.
The air warmed as we took the steady uphill climb to make the turn onto
the trail towards Midnight Lake. Reached Midnight Lake at about 11:30
a.m. Soaked up the sunny, balmy (45+) weather, visited with the “camp
robbers” aka gray jays, and enjoyed the solitude. What a day! After
taking an “hour” lunch, took the steady downhill trek which was kinder
after the warm weather turned the ice to slush. Had a safe return to
Eugene. Participants were: Glen Svensden, Nancy Whitfield, Janet Winter
and Laurie Funkhouser, leader.