While waiting for the alpine areas in the mountains to be snow-free, we decided to spend more time at Siouxon, staying for three nights so we would have time to do more exploration.
The Six Lakes Basin in the Three Sisters Wilderness is full of lakes that are perfect for a relaxing backpacking trip. We spent two nights at Doris Lake on a trip that included swimming in the lake and relaxing, but very little hiking.
Five day backpacking trip in the Wallowa Mountains in Eastern Oregon.
Two nights of backpacking with Meetup friends at Siouxon Creek.