Cracks and Craters

We spent another morning watching the cloud inversions at the bottom of the Hole in the Ground before taking off for… Crack in the Ground. They’re pretty creative with names around here. We also made a brief stop to check out Fort Rock. A rock that kinda looks like a fort.

DSC_0237 DSC_0240 DSC_0244 DSC_0252 DSC_0257 DSC_0259

A peculiar guy stopped by the bus at Crack in the Ground to admire our cast iron pot and told us about a free camp spot at Duncan Reservoir. Definitely a quiet spot to rest for the night.

DSC_0265 DSC_0268

From there, we meandered towards Crater Lake taking the back roads. My plan was to do the entire drive on dirt. Thanks to all the Forest Service roads, we were 90% successful.

DSC_0279 DSC_0287 DSC_0288 DSC_0297 DSC_0301 DSC_0302

We’ve been here before, but that was before Bode started collecting Junior Ranger badges. We give him road-school “credit” for earning badges. It’s actually a very well-designed program¬†with lots of great information. Like, millipede farts smell like cherries. Bet you didn’t learn that in school.

DSC_0305 DSC_0310 DSC_0320 DSC_0323

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Facebook
Facebook
RSS
Follow by Email
Google+
http://bodeswell.org/2016/03/30/cracks-and-craters/">
Instagram