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Steens Mountain and Beatys Butte

In mid September I returned to Southeast Oregon with the intent to summit Beatys Butte after being turned back by a flat tire in early July and to hike several Steens Mountain summits after being turned back by wildfires in mid July. I had purchased new tires for my car and the wildfires near Frenchglen had died down, so I was hopeful my plans would succeed this time. Continue reading

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Pueblo Mountains and Beatys Butte

Early July I traveled to the Pueblo Mountains of Southeast Oregon to visit the area for the first time and hike some peaks. I drove up the narrow and rocky “Arizona Creek Road” for 4.6 miles and car camped just north of Stergen Meadows near the head of Arizona Creek, below the north ridge of Pueblo Mountain. From my camp I enjoyed the views towards Steens Mountain as the shadows gradually lengthened during the late afternoon and evening.
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