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Maple Grove Ski/Snowshoe and Soak, 27 February, 2016

(Trip narrative in progress)

Trip Summary:

  • Organized carpools and drove north 52 miles to Maple Grove Hot Springs
  • Started up the Maple Grove Road about 11:45 since our usual route along the Oneida Narrows Road did not have enough snow
  • Back at Maple Grove at 2:00 for a potluck lunch
  • Soaked in the hot pools until about 4:00
  • Back in Logan at 5:20
  • Warm temperatures and calm winds, overcast with a moment of light rain, then partly cloudy
  • Our GPS track showed 4.5 miles with about 800 feet of elevation gain

Thanks to Deanna for the narrative, Terry, Leandro, Dan and Stephanie for photos and Dave W. for photos and the GPS work

Swans

Trail
Trumpeter swans on the Oneida Narrows Reservoir Heading up the Maple Grove Road toward Highway 36
South North
Looking south over Oneida Narrows Reservoir Looking north over Oneida Narrows Reservoir

Tracks

Deer and turkey tracks along the Maple Grove Road

Road
Returning from Highway 36 on the Maple Grove Road
Sky
Clearing skies as we headed north back to Maple Grove

Picnic

Hot pots

A potluck picnic at Maple Grove Smaller hot pots to the north

Pool

Soaking in the big pool
GPS
Our GPS track showed 4.5 miles with 800 feet of elevation

You can also look at our route using Google Earth or the various map and aerial views of Google Maps