From the lookout, Bill points out the Herman Fire to the N.E. of here across the Salmon River. The fire is about 5 miles on the other side of the far ridge (Oregon Butte is the high point to the right. The Herman fire is part of the Maguire fire complex west of Dixie, Idaho.
Here is the back side of the storage building, fire cabin, and lookout. Bill points out the cool cloud formation.
Bill tries to take our picture
Finally gets us in the "photo pose"
I found out if you stay too long, Bill puts you to work!
Few lookout informational photo's
Headed past the last poker run checkpoint, wave to the ladies, and head on the trail the poker run used
No need for directions, but there was another poker run checkpoint here also. They were leaving as we rolled up as the sweep team had already passed us and went through here
So is this the real definition of a logging road! Giggle. Bit of the trail on the way to California Lake. I think this use to be an old mining road, and is very rough in places.
more to come