Adventures in Mapland

The Marion County Adventure

April 27, 2011

I stopped to see Detroit Dam (see Marion County Map) and found this gentleman doing something on the platform in the river. He explained to me that the big bell shaped device captures fish that have just come over the dam. He examines them for injuries. They want to be sure that the fish are not harmed by the dam.

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The North Cascades Adventure

April 27, 2011

These rare photos were taken when I visited Washington’s North Cascades to deliver our new North Cascades Map. I awoke that first morning in the little mountain town of Concrete to clear skies and light snow, and decided that I’d better grab my camera and drive up the mountain. Little did I know…

West of Marblemount, the snow grew deeper. A fresh coat of white powder covered the fields and the mountains above. If only I would’ve turned back here…

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Linn County: Land of Covered Bridges

April 27, 2011

My four weeks in Linn County, Oregon, proved to be yet another memorable adventure in Mapland. What could be more adventurous than being assaulted by an angry pit bull? Read the whole story below…

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The Mason County Adventure

November 17, 2010

I have found the tiny community of Union in south Hood Canal to be among the most scenic spots in Western Washington. The majestic Olympic Mountains beyond Hood Canal loom in the distance.

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