[pct-l] Hyatt lake to Mazama Village trip report
michaeljirving at gmail.com
Fri Aug 8 22:42:50 CDT 2014
I assume you meant "1809B" (rather than 1909). Did you look at Jack Spring
at 1817? I'll be through there in a couple weeks and was wondering if that
was dry yet. It's off-trail so I'm curious if you or anyone else has been
down there to check recently.
On Thu, Aug 7, 2014 at 11:57 PM, Dennis Phelan <dennis.phelan at gmail.com>
> Just finished Hyatt Lake to Mazama Village. The trail was open, but there
> are several small fires in the area. Fire teams and the helicopters,
> drawing water out of the lakes, seem to be keeping them under control. The
> weather was hot (for Oregon - high 80's - low 90's) almost everyday. Water
> is very scarce. WA1909B is the last available water before Mazama Village.
> Honeymoon creek is bone dry. The "Wall-of-Mosquitoes" that was supposed
> to appear after hwy142 was missing. They were around, but frankly I get
> more in my Portland backyard. A mild repellent will keep you from getting
> bit and the reported swarms didn't exist. Maybe the dry weather has
> reduced their numbers. The pump at Brown's Mountain Shelter works. You
> have to do as it says and pump hard and fast, but the water does come.
> However it is very brown and needs good filtering. I had to back-flush my
> gravity filter due to the dirt that was in the water. Saw and spoke to
> several thru's and they are finding Oregon similar to California - scarce
> water and forest fires.
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