2010-03-19 45 -123

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Fri 19 Mar 2010 in 45,-123:
45.5696440, -123.2364307

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[edit] Location

In a Gales Creek, Oregon roadway, in a creek valley.

[edit] Participants

[edit] Plans

I printed out the Google map page and programmed the GPS.

[edit] Expedition

I finally finished up at work, and decided I'd make a try for this hashpoint. It looked like it was off the road, but didn't appear to be too far off.

APR wasn't interested in driving country roads, so I went off by myself. The route was very scenic. I was thinking it would still be a little light by the time I got there, but I was mistaken as I headed into stream valleys and hills.

The road turned into gravel, and I glanced over as the GPS hit 74 feet, so I stopped, and walked over. The hashpoint was in the roadway, at least what my GPS could deduce through the tree cover. So, I took some pictures, and went up the road so I could pass through the hashpoint for a Speed Racer. I didn't bring a real camera, so I had to make do with my cellphone, which was less than perfect.

I didn't make too much noise and disturb the nearby house, though it looked uninhabited. I headed back home, trying out the "backtrack" function of my GPS.

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