My first backpacking trip!
I’m ready for my first backpacking trip, with 25 pounds on my back and Astrid at my side.
Sylvia and Gracie
the crystal clear water of Siouxon Creek… emerald green where it deepens in pools
Horseshoe Creek. This photo was taken on the bridge above the falls.
Horseshoe Creek Falls
looking down at the creek from the campsite area
the creek as viewed from near my tent
Astrid, my Jack Russell puppy
My tent, the REI Quarter Dome 1, with plenty of space for me, Astrid and my backpack.
our campsite area
on the trail
A small side stream about 1/10 of a mile from our campsite… and the source of our water for this trip.
Siouxon Falls… about 3/10 of a mile from our campsite
Sylvia and Gracie at the top of Siouxon Falls
A small side trail leads to the top of Siouxon Falls
small waterfall along Siouxon Creek
Another campsite right along Siouxon Creek
On the trail looking down at the creek.
Horseshoe Creek Falls, as seen from another campsite.