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By William L. Sullivan

ISBN-10: 0967783062

ISBN-13: 9780967783062

This vintage consultant to Oregon's leisure heartland (the Bend, Eugene, Mt. Jefferson, and 3 Sisters components) has been thoroughly up-to-date. The 3rd variation positive aspects sixteen pages of colour photographs, a dozen new hikes, campground & cabin condo info, a colour wildflower id consultant, and a advisor to sizzling springs.

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59 21 Jefferson Park Moderate 1 0 . 2 m i l e s round trip 1 8 0 0 f e e t elevation g a i n O p e n m i d - J u l y to m i d - O c t o b e r M a p : Mt. J e f f e r s o n ( G e o - G r a p h i c s ) O r e g o n ' s s e c o n d tallest m o u n t a i n r i s e s l i k e a w a l l f r o m t h e l a k e - d o t t e d w i l d ­ f l o w e r m e a d o w s o f J e f f e r s o n P a r k . T h e v i e w o f M t . J e f f e r s o n is s o i m p r e s s i v e a n d t h e m e a d o w s a r e s o d e l i g h t f u l to e x p l o r e t h a t t h e a r e a s h o w s s i g n s o f overuse.

L i k e a s m a l l e r v e r s i o n o f t h e T h r e e S i s t e r s , this trio o f a n c i e n t ν o l c a n i c p l u g s rises in a d r a m a t i c c l u s t e r a b o v e t h e O l d C a s c a d e s . T o b e s u r e , t h e T h r e e P y r a ­ m i d s a r e o n l y h a l f a s tall as t h e m o r e f a m o u s m o u n t a i n triplets, a n d a r e n o t draped with glaciers. B u t pretty, U-shaped glacial valleys remain from the Ice A g e . T o d a y , a s h o r t b u t s t r e n u o u s s e c t i o n o f t h e O l d C a s c a d e s C r e s t T r a i l climbs the M i d d l e Pyramid, switchbacking up a wildflower-spangled ridge to a f o r m e r l o o k o u t t o w e r site w h e r e t h e p a n o r a m a s t r e t c h e s f r o m M t .

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