Oregon 36 Project
Hiking the highest peaks in all of Oregon's 36 counties
#16-Lake County-SSE Oregon-Crane Mountain-8,456 feet
If it's isolation you want, you want Lake County Oregon. It sits near the border of Oregon, California and Nevada.
|Willow Creek meadow...gorgeous.|
|Forest service trucks, miles from the plowed road await the melt to get back to work.|
|Vista looking north from just off the summit.|
|Camp set up on the forest road.|
|High alpine meadow at about 7,500 feet.|
|5 foot tall snow cave carved by Turpin Spring. I was tempted to crawl in there, but I didn't like the text of my obituary. Somewhat skilled hiker, foolishly crawls into unstable snow cavern in spring, it collapses trapping and suffocating him.|
Click the vid' to see and hear the summit.