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Today’s feature: @saraherholmes

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Today’s location: With the opening of the gondola in 1970, Wallowa County added one of it’s most popular attractions. The 3700′ vertical ascent to the summit of Mt. Howard is a memorable experience. The exciting trip to the top of the mountain allows one to enjoy the 4000′ view as the gondola rises above Wallowa Lake Village and the blue waters of Wallowa Lake.

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#MtHoward #WallowaLakeTramway #Wallowas #Oregon

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Today’s feature: @saraherholmes

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Today’s location: With the opening of the gondola in 1970, Wallowa County added one of it’s most popular attractions. The 3700′ vertical ascent to the summit of Mt. Howard is a memorable experience. The exciting trip to the top of the mountain allows one to enjoy the 4000′ view as the gondola rises above Wallowa Lake Village and the blue waters of Wallowa Lake.

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Image selected by curator @jeff_bell_photos

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#MtHoward #WallowaLakeTramway #Wallowas #Oregon

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Today’s feature: @tobybutterfield

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Today’s location: Peder Groseth takes a lap on Lucky Pigeon, 13c, in Aggro Gully at Smith Rock.

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#LuckyPigeon #AggroGully #SmithRock #Oregon

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Today’s feature: @tobybutterfield

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Today’s location: Peder Groseth takes a lap on Lucky Pigeon, 13c, in Aggro Gully at Smith Rock.

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#LuckyPigeon #AggroGully #SmithRock #Oregon

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Today’s feature: @sonyakayy

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Today’s location: Marion Lake is an alpine lake within the Mount Jefferson Wilderness. The lake is approximately 300 acres at an elevation of 4,134 feet and was named by John Minto’s Marion County road-viewing party in 1874.

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#BasinLakes #MarionLake #Oregon

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Today’s feature: @sonyakayy

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Today’s location: Marion Lake is an alpine lake within the Mount Jefferson Wilderness. The lake is approximately 300 acres at an elevation of 4,134 feet and was named by John Minto’s Marion County road-viewing party in 1874.

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#BasinLakes #MarionLake #Oregon

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Today’s feature: @scj_720

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Today’s location: The Phantom Ship at Crater Lake is named for the fact that, from different perspectives, and in different weather and lighting conditions, it tends to emerge and disappear from visibility. There are two good vantage points for observing the Phantom Ship, one from the Phantom Ship Overlook at Kerr Notch, and another from the rim at Sun Notch.

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#CraterLake #CraterLakeNationalPark #PhantomShip #Oregon

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Today’s feature: @scj_720

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Today’s location: The Phantom Ship at Crater Lake is named for the fact that, from different perspectives, and in different weather and lighting conditions, it tends to emerge and disappear from visibility. There are two good vantage points for observing the Phantom Ship, one from the Phantom Ship Overlook at Kerr Notch, and another from the rim at Sun Notch.

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#CraterLake #CraterLakeNationalPark #PhantomShip #Oregon

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Today’s feature: @alexandercase

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Today’s location: The Treehouses at Out ‘n’ About near Cave Junction are only part of the 36 private acres of pasture and woods, right next to Siskiyou National Forest land and old growth wilderness close by.

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#OutnAbout #CaveJunction #southernOregon #Oregon

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Today’s feature: @alexandercase

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Today’s location: The Treehouses at Out ‘n’ About near Cave Junction are only part of the 36 private acres of pasture and woods, right next to Siskiyou National Forest land and old growth wilderness close by.

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#OutnAbout #CaveJunction #southernOregon #Oregon

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Contest feature: @catscatscatscatscatscatscatz

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Feature location: Inside an abandoned church at Grass Valley

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Contest challenge: Abandoned
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Rules:
➡ Original work - the photo must be yours
➡ Oregon images - the photo must be of an abandoned Oregon location
➡ Tag contest entries #Oregonexplored and #or_exp_007
➡ Identify the general location in the caption or comments

➡ Both old and new images are welcome

➡ Following @Oregonexplored isn’t required, but why wouldn’t you want to?

➡ This contest will close the fifth Monday in September
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Contest selections made by @ericmuhr

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Each of the photographers featured in this contest will receive a free #Oregonexplored decal: www.etsy.com/listing/194049566
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Contest feature: @catscatscatscatscatscatscatz

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Feature location: Inside an abandoned church at Grass Valley

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Contest challenge: Abandoned
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Rules:
➡ Original work - the photo must be yours
➡ Oregon images - the photo must be of an abandoned Oregon location
➡ Tag contest entries #Oregonexplored and #or_exp_007
➡ Identify the general location in the caption or comments

➡ Both old and new images are welcome

➡ Following @Oregonexplored isn’t required, but why wouldn’t you want to?

➡ This contest will close the fifth Monday in September
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Contest selections made by @ericmuhr

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Each of the photographers featured in this contest will receive a free #Oregonexplored decal: www.etsy.com/listing/194049566
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Today’s feature: @mzistel

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Today’s location: Perhaps the most astonishing part of the 26.5-mile McKenzie River Trail is the short stretch to Tamolitch Pool, where the river vanishes into a lava flow, tumbles over an eerily dry, phantom “waterfall,” and then reemerges from a small turquoise lake.

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#TamolitchPool #McKenzieRiver #MckenzieRiverTrail #Oregon

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Today’s feature: @mzistel

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Today’s location: Perhaps the most astonishing part of the 26.5-mile McKenzie River Trail is the short stretch to Tamolitch Pool, where the river vanishes into a lava flow, tumbles over an eerily dry, phantom “waterfall,” and then reemerges from a small turquoise lake.

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Image selected by curator @jeff_bell_photos

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#TamolitchPool #McKenzieRiver #MckenzieRiverTrail #Oregon

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Today’s feature: @kellymarchant

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Today’s location: About 78 perennial snow and ice features are found on North and Middle Sisters, and eight of them are named. This view is from North Sister. North Sister is the most rugged and considered the hardest climb of the Three Sisters in central Oregon. It also could be considered one of the hardest of the Cascades volcanoes when comparing “standard” routes. It’s the oldest and least climbed of the Three Sisters. First ascent was by H. H. Prouty in 1910 for which the summit pinnacle is named. Originally thought to be over 11,000 feet, it has eroded and is basically a large pile of loose volcanic rock.

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#NorthSister #ThreeSisters #CascadeRange #centralOregon #Oregon

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Today’s feature: @kellymarchant

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Today’s location: About 78 perennial snow and ice features are found on North and Middle Sisters, and eight of them are named. This view is from North Sister. North Sister is the most rugged and considered the hardest climb of the Three Sisters in central Oregon. It also could be considered one of the hardest of the Cascades volcanoes when comparing “standard” routes. It’s the oldest and least climbed of the Three Sisters. First ascent was by H. H. Prouty in 1910 for which the summit pinnacle is named. Originally thought to be over 11,000 feet, it has eroded and is basically a large pile of loose volcanic rock.

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#NorthSister #ThreeSisters #CascadeRange #centralOregon #Oregon

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Today’s feature: @mikephotog7

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Today’s location: An early-September super moon shot from downtown Portland

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#supermoon #PortlandOregon #PDX #Portland #Oregon

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 (at Eastbank Esplanade)

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Today’s feature: @mikephotog7

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Today’s location: An early-September super moon shot from downtown Portland

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#supermoon #PortlandOregon #PDX #Portland #Oregon

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(at Eastbank Esplanade)

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Today’s feature: @roydufek

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Today’s location: In order to get to Angels Rest from Portland — travel east on Interstate 84; turn off at Bridal Veil exit #28 and onto the Historic Columbia River Highway. The trailhead is at the junction of the Historic Columbia River Highway and East Bridal Veil Road.

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#AngelsRest #ColumbiaRiverGorge #BridalVeil #Oregon

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Today’s feature: @roydufek

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Today’s location: In order to get to Angels Rest from Portland — travel east on Interstate 84; turn off at Bridal Veil exit #28 and onto the Historic Columbia River Highway. The trailhead is at the junction of the Historic Columbia River Highway and East Bridal Veil Road.

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#AngelsRest #ColumbiaRiverGorge #BridalVeil #Oregon

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