ODT #1: Lake Owyhee to Rome

  • Date:
    2019/09/05 to 2019/09/09
    Car-to-car:
    5 days
    Round-trip distance:
    91 miles
    Elevation gain:
    11,000 feet
    Trip type:
    long-distance hike
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  • Day 1

  • Lake Owyhee
    Lake Owyhee
  • ODT brochure at the eastern terminus
    ODT brochure at the eastern terminus
  • Fisherman Road
    Fisherman Road
  • Lake Owyhee
    Lake Owyhee
  • Rookie Canyon Spring
    Rookie Canyon Spring
  • Camp near Sheephead Spring
    Camp near Sheephead Spring
  • Day 2

  • Dry spot left by our tent after a thunderstorm
    Dry spot left by our tent after a thunderstorm
  • Painted Canyon before a thunderstorm
    Painted Canyon before a thunderstorm
  • Painted Canyon
    Painted Canyon
  • Drying out
    Drying out
  • Corral in Three Fingers Gulch
    Corral in Three Fingers Gulch
  • Running water in Three Fingers Gulch
    Running water in Three Fingers Gulch
  • Stud pile
    Stud pile
  • Honeycomb Wilderness Study Area
    Honeycomb Wilderness Study Area
  • Dropping into Juniper Gulch
    Dropping into Juniper Gulch
  • Juniper Gulch
    Juniper Gulch
  • Camp in Juniper Gulch
    Camp in Juniper Gulch
  • Day 3

  • Leslie Gulch
    Leslie Gulch
  • Lake Owyhee
    Lake Owyhee
  • Swimming around a small cliff band
    Swimming around a small cliff band
  • Lake Owyhee
    Lake Owyhee
  • Willow Creek Canyon
    Willow Creek Canyon
  • Duckweed-filled tank
    Duckweed-filled tank
  • Wild Rose Reservoir
    Wild Rose Reservoir
  • Day 4

  • Birch Creek Corral
    Birch Creek Corral
  • Turkey vulture
    Turkey vulture
  • Owyhee River
    Owyhee River
  • Sunflowers
    Sunflowers
  • Owyhee River
    Owyhee River
  • Day 5

  • At 2 AM we had to hurriedly set up the tent when a rain cell dumped on us
    At 2 AM we had to hurriedly set up the tent when a rain cell dumped on us
  • Owyhee River
    Owyhee River
  • Praying mantis
    Praying mantis
  • Saddle Butte
    Saddle Butte
  • Cheatgrass & euphorbia field
    Cheatgrass & euphorbia field
  • Dead cow at White Rock Reservoir
    Dead cow at White Rock Reservoir
  • Airstrip Road
    Airstrip Road
  • Jordan Creek
    Jordan Creek
  • We took the wrong way across Jordan Creek!
    We took the wrong way across Jordan Creek!
  • Highway 95
    Highway 95
  • Camp at Rome Station
    Camp at Rome Station

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