A fully vaccinated exercise hike on a nice day at one of our local mountain biking venues.
A post-raft, post-DIY saunter to see recently emerged wildflowers in Forest Park.
A short last day on the Illinois, ending a wonderful trip on a special local river.
Our longest day on the river as we maneuver through the Green Wall and other complicated rapids.
Our second day on the Illinois, enlivened with an unexpected swim and some drying time in camp.
The first day of our long-awaited rafting journey down Oregon’s Illinois River.
Finding an easier way to loop past the old Box O Ranch in the Soda Mountain Wilderness.
A just-in-time visit to a small patch of rare plants on Upper Table Rock.
A more aerobic alternative route to Rhyolite Ridge, with interesting terrain and big views along the way.