Bike Camping & Hot Springs

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by KillRamsey, Jul 11, 2017.

  1. KillRamsey

    KillRamsey Super Moderator

    Feb 15, 2013
    Hood River, OR
    We explored again, this time just west of Mt Hood between Estacada and Bagby Hot Springs. Drove to the first camp site, ditched the truck, biked about 35 miles towards the springs, camped again. Got up Sunday, hit the hot springs (a bit of a letdown, they're not being maintained well at all), biked back to the truck. Excellent scenery, cold rivers to jump in, nice people, quiet roads.

    Brought only the XF18-55 and Rokinon 12.

    Moonlight at the first campsite:
    35851627815_fdc201a02b_b. KBRX0828 by gordopuggy, on Flickr

    Checking her marshmallow status
    35851629165_ce64ac5dc5_c. KBRX0799 by gordopuggy, on Flickr

    Me on electric mountain bike, pulling kid on 1-wheeled trail-a-bike, who was pulling a 2-wheeled trailer full of camping gear. Wife happy on single speed.
    35011461364_d2d5edeb6a_b. KBRX0900 by gordopuggy, on Flickr

    Hike to hot springs
    35682516012_b5c458bb13_c. KBRX0991 by gordopuggy, on Flickr

    Big trees out there, and even bigger stumps.
    35719367641_246ab0845d_b. KBRX0997 by gordopuggy, on Flickr

    The sad state of the hot tubs, which are hollowed out logs. Looked more like the bathrooms at a dodgy club.
    35682507312_a142f38763_b. KBRX1001 by gordopuggy, on Flickr

    My patented "no look" over the shoulder shot...
    35719524661_c30a8df49a_b. KBRX1034 by gordopuggy, on Flickr

    She's braver than I am about cold water, by far. It was FRIGID.
    35041873993_e07907e0f8_b. KBRX1060 by gordopuggy, on Flickr
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  2. sdsyver

    sdsyver FujiXspot Rookie

    Nov 12, 2016

    Awesome! Great to see entire family doing that.
  3. BobbyT

    BobbyT Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Dec 31, 2013
    Louisville, Ky
    Bobby Tingle
    Another cool adventure and accompanying photos.
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