There is Dale! Our meetup works out perfectly!
Plan A stands!
Felix just talked on the phone to Barbara. He got her phone number from the local grocery store.
I need to get out!
Outdoors to be precise.
Otherwise I seem to get a little crazy…
I am back home!
We pick up our resupply boxes in White Pass, and spend the night in a cute little hotel room. The room is tiny but has a kitchen and a porch.
We make it into the little village Trout Lake with no problem. A trail angel living here seems to enjoy shuttling hikers from and to the trail head!
We are pretty close to the Bridge of the Gods now, the border to Washington!
So I am having breakfast with Cowboy at the Fishlake Resort.
“I am going to get a ride up to Crater Lake”, he says. “I have blisters and am done hiking for now”.
It’s Sunday morning. I prepare a cardboard sign to make the hitch out of Ashland to the trail a little easier. Read more
So the big question is:
“Shall I heave myself and my backpack up Mount Baden-Powell or should I better play safe and take the detour around it?”