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    Fri, 05 Jun 2009

    Zig Zag, Oregon -- Southern Flank of Mt Hood

    [beforeafter] Big climbing day, but not as big as planned. Our goal was to summit 4000 feet (starting at near sea level) on the side of Mt Hood. 8000 feet total climbing. Unfortunately, we got a bit of a late start (7AM) and it rained most of the day. When we reached Zig Zag, 80 miles in and still a half mile vertically below our planned high point, there was a congenial cafe, motel, and bar. Instantly, we jetisoned our plans to sleep on snow in the rain.

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