Humbug Mountain, OR

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The family leaves me in camp during the reunion hike.

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We had planned our family reunion for the Oregon coast. We had reservations for the state park, and the family wasn't changing plans just because I had a broken leg.

John on crutches

So this morning the plan was to hike Humbug Mountain. Without me. But at least Julie and Jazz would be going.

Grlz

The coast is one of Julie's favorite places. They have big trees there.

Julie

As usual with this many hikers, interests vary. It's like herding cats.

Trail chaos

But occasionally yo an get everyone together, if only briefly.

Togetherness
As you get near the summit, there are openings in the forest with awesome views. Or so I'm told.... Coast view

Summit.

Sorry, no "splattski."

Summit

And when they got back down, I was still sitting right where they had left me.

sitting solo

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