Camping next to the fire lookout tower at the summit of Salmo Mountain 48.9682, -117.1037
Shedroof Divide Trail
Hiking the Shedroof Divide Traile 48.7975, -117.1277 past Round Top Mountain, and bushwhacking to the summit of Mankato Mountain.
Even though we were in the clouds, we enjoyed the fall colors. There was evidence of recent bear presence!
Muskegon Creek Camping
We camped at Muskegon Creek — at the Washington/Idaho border. 48.7990, -117.0315 In the morning, we walked over to Muskegon Lake.
Granite Roosevelt Trail
This nearby trail passes by some falls on the way to a grove of old-growth cedars. 48.76775, -117.06125 We found this group of three snakes entertwined on the path — one large and two small.
A quick stop at Metaline Falls for some groceries. Even this far inland, we spotted these oysters for sale — but we were not tempted. 48.8567, -117.3788
Hiking to the summit of Abercrombie Mountain (approach from the east). Again, we found ourselves in the clouds. 48.9284, -117.4589
Camping near Abercrombie Trailhead
We camped right by the trailhead, next to some communication towers. 48.9189, -117.4159 In the morning, we were visited by this moose walking down the road!
Driving West Along Canadian Border
China Bend Winery
An afternoon tasting at the China Bend Winery. 48.8608, -117.8973
Camping on Bangs Mountain
Our map showed a "lookout" on Bangs Mountain, so we drove up in search of a scenic campsite. The lookout spot itself was mostly
blocked by trees, but we found a great view spot just south of there. 48.5478, -118.2097 In the morning, we attempted to drive out
by continuing south, but were blocked by a closed road. 48.6207, -118.1525
Sherman Loop Trail
Walking around Sherman Peak. 48.59674, -118.47774
Stopping in the town of Republic for an early dinner, and beers at Republic Brewing Company. 48.6483, -118.7380
We camped at the summit of Bodie Mountain, arriving just in time to catch the sunset. 48.8273, -118.8328