Of note, the trail has multiple large washouts and a few swampy sections from the recent flooding (there are probably five sections of shin-deep water that vary from 30ft long to close to 75ft); ~10 large blowdowns as well.
Thanks as always to the guys for coming out.
|Tony, Will, Michael, Matthew, Ian, Luke, Kevin, Ray (missing photog Dave)|
|Hoh River; every gravel bar had groups of recently-washed-up blowdowns|
|A sample of the five or so swamps covering the trail|
|Bear prints lasted about a mile along the trail|
|One of the large blowdown-washout combos|
|The blowdown and washout from the bottom|
|Near the Olympus Ranger Station meadows, looking up toward point 5200'+|
|Fording the stream was considerably easier, Ian! Michael's photo|
|Olympus Ranger Station|
|Hoh rain forest; Kevin's picture|
|Matthew in the Hoh rain forest|
|This group of elk hung out at the five-mile meadows all day|
|Hoh rain forest; Dave's photo|
|Will's photo collage|