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The six square-mile Roaring River Wilderness, about 70 miles from home, is a real treat – – – glacial-gouged lakes, open sub-alpine meadows, old-growth timber, huckleberries and rough terrain.
The views are excellent of Mt. Hood and the surrounding area.
After parking near Hideaway lake, I spent seven hours on a beautiful, sunny day hiking a 12 1/2-mile loop with many steep ascents and descents along the way.
Shellrock Lake, the Rock Lakes, Serene Lake and Cache Meadow were some of the highlights of the trek.
Truly a spectacular outing.
Again, thank you for the beautiful pictures and narrative. I’m a little melancholy thinking of your mom(birthday yesterday) my dad our Uncle Herb and Aunt Peggy, all of our family,
God Bless You
It makes me melancholy too. And, it reminds me that I need to get down to your part of the world soon.