Day 106, 20.5 miles
Sisters Wilderness Willamette National Forest
Wow, wow, wow! What a day. Big Bang for miles. So interesting. My photos don’t capture how beautiful this section is. The Sisters, Brokentop Mountain, lava fields, all up close.
I reached Hwy 242, Mackenzie Pass, to the town of Sisters, around 3 pm. I need supplies. I need a rest. I walked a few 100 feet up the remote Hwy to find a tourist attraction, Dee Wright Observatory, a lookout made of lava rock. There were cars, people, bicyclists. This winding, summer only, road is a favorite for cyclists. I was talking to some of them, with my thumb out when, just like magic,….a car pulled over….