ODT #2: Rome to McDermitt

  • Date:
    2019/09/14 to 2019/09/19
    Car-to-car:
    6 days
    Round-trip distance:
    108 miles
    Trip type:
    long-distance hike
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  • Day 10: from Rome to the head of Dry Creek

  • Climbing out of Rome
    Climbing out of Rome
  • Tractor tire water
    Tractor tire water
  • Owyhee River
    Owyhee River
  • Running water from an aqueduct
    Running water from an aqueduct
  • Pronghorn
    Pronghorn
  • Grassy Mountain Loop Road
    Grassy Mountain Loop Road
  • Day 11: to Three Forks

  • Soldier Creek
    Soldier Creek
  • Three Forks Road
    Three Forks Road
  • Smoke as we drop into Three Forks
    Smoke as we drop into Three Forks
  • Camp in Three Forks
    Camp in Three Forks
  • Day 12: to the Little West Owyhee

  • Three Forks Dome
    Three Forks Dome
  • Dropping into the confluence of the Owyhee and the Little West Owyhee
    Dropping into the confluence of the Owyhee and the Little West Owyhee
  • Owyhee River
    Owyhee River
  • Owyhee River
    Owyhee River
  • Little West Owyhee
    Little West Owyhee
  • Crossing a beaver dam
    Crossing a beaver dam
  • Camp in the Little West Owyhee
    Camp in the Little West Owyhee
  • Rain!
    Rain!
  • Day 13: to the Little West Owyhee

  • Cliff swallow nests
    Cliff swallow nests
  • Mustard tumbleweed in the Little West Owyhee
    Mustard tumbleweed in the Little West Owyhee
  • Rose hips
    Rose hips
  • Canyon wren
    Canyon wren
  • There are cows everywhere
    There are cows everywhere
  • It is time to swim
    It is time to swim
  • This cow poop was a welcome sight because it meant we could probably exit the canyon and avoid more swimming in cold weather.
    This cow poop was a welcome sight because it meant we could probably exit the canyon and avoid more swimming in cold weather.
  • Day 14: to the Little West Owyhee

  • Our exit from the Little West Owyhee
    Our exit from the Little West Owyhee
  • Dusty cow path
    Dusty cow path
  • Massey Canyon
    Massey Canyon
  • Sage grouse
    Sage grouse
  • Upper Louse Canyon
    Upper Louse Canyon
  • Camp in Louse Canyon
    Camp in Louse Canyon
  • Day 15: to McDermitt

  • Nouque Ranch Road
    Nouque Ranch Road
  • The road to McDermitt
    The road to McDermitt

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