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Date:  June 3, 2014

Location  Stahlman Point Hike

Where:  Detroit District - Willamette National Forest


 The Stahlman Point Trail starts out on the south side of Detroit Lake and climbs some 1300 feet to a former fire look-out site, where you are treated to outstanding views of Detroit Lake and the Oregon Cascades with Mt Jefferson the most visible, but also interesting points in the Tumble Creek watershed like Tumble Creek Falls, Sardine Mountain, and Elephant Rock.

This was a Chemeketan Hike up the Stahlman Point Trail to the top of Stahlman Point a former fire look-out site. Leader Mary Coleman is on the far left. Ralph Nafzinger, a Chemeketan member since the 1960's is on the far right and brought up the sweep.

One of the highlights for me was this singing MacGillivary's Warbler, a Linn County first for me, and the first time I've been able to get a photo of this unique warbler.

The Stahlman Point Trail is a deep forest trail, and at this spot the trail goes under a giant fallen tree.

Mary Coleman proclaimed this a Lemon Slice Mushroom. Although I like this descriptive name, both Mary and I doubt its authenticity, but until someone tells me what it is or I figure it out, that's the name.
Lunch break was on the Rock Penstemon decorated summit.
A stunning view of Mt Jefferson was one of the rewards at the top.