Troop 101 Photo Gallery

Columbia River Trek--July 2009

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Lunch stop at Ginkgo Petrified Forest Lunch stop at Ginkgo Petrified Forest
Rest stop at Dry Falls (WAY bigger than Niagara-just no water) Rest stop at Dry Falls (WAY bigger than Niagara-just no water)
Our camp overlooking Lake Roosevelt Our camp overlooking Lake Roosevelt
Is that some bad weather blowing in??? Is that some bad weather blowing in???
Laser show on Grand-Coulee and lightening show above Laser show on Grand-Coulee and lightening show above
A soggy, cold start to the trip A soggy, cold start to the trip
It was cloudy and raining most of the morning It was cloudy and raining most of the morning
But the weather broke by the time we found a campsite But the weather broke by the time we found a campsite
Day 2 was clear and sunny Day 2 was clear and sunny
We rafted-up, hoisted the sail, and cruised while the wind lasted We rafted-up, hoisted the sail, and cruised while the wind lasted
A great place for canoeing practice... A great place for canoeing practice...
...and a great place to camp ...and a great place to camp
There was time to think... There was time to think...
...and time to swim ...and time to swim
Sand castle building instruction by the master Sand castle building instruction by the master
He seems to be reliving his childhood?? He seems to be reliving his childhood??
Then the tide came in.
(refer to "a great place to camp--notice the land bridge is gone) Then the tide came in. (refer to "a great place to camp--notice the land bridge is gone)
The boys decided it was better to move the tent The boys decided it was better to move the tent
WOW, how does mom get that clean?? WOW, how does mom get that clean??
Ben gets his turn in the kayak Ben gets his turn in the kayak
Lone pine island.  Grand Coulee-36 miles, Chief Joseph-15 miles Lone pine island. Grand Coulee-36 miles, Chief Joseph-15 miles
You find shade where you can.  It's not raining or cold anymore You find shade where you can. It's not raining or cold anymore
Rocky-Flats is our multi-day campsite Rocky-Flats is our multi-day campsite
We worked on Canoeing merit badge We worked on Canoeing merit badge
and worked... and worked...
and worked... and worked...
and worked...but got most of it done. and worked...but got most of it done.
There was time for napping There was time for napping
The desert has it's own form of beauty The desert has it's own form of beauty
Mmmmm, pancakes! Mmmmm, pancakes!
A praying mantis A praying mantis
The intrepid adventures The intrepid adventures
The non-adventurous card players The non-adventurous card players
That's a big cougar trak That's a big cougar trak
The adventurers find an animal den. Do you think it's dangerous?? The adventurers find an animal den. Do you think it's dangerous??
Is this picture upside down?? Is this picture upside down??
It's easy to feel like you're the first one to ever be here It's easy to feel like you're the first one to ever be here
Our group on the river Our group on the river
Side trip across the river to explore Side trip across the river to explore
Habitat restoration project Habitat restoration project
What a place to experience nature at it's best What a place to experience nature at it's best
Ready to go for our final push to the end Ready to go for our final push to the end
Mitch and Eric Mitch and Eric
Ben and Jake Ben and Jake
Carson Carson
Eric and Larry Eric and Larry
Quinn Quinn
Self-portrait of the river-rat Self-portrait of the river-rat
'General ground-squirrel' the marmot 'General ground-squirrel' the marmot
All the guys ready for a tour (no cameras allowed past this point) All the guys ready for a tour (no cameras allowed past this point)
Chief Joseph Dam -- Spillway to the left, penstocks center of picture.  If you're ever here, ask to see A.J. Jensen (Best ranger anywhere!!) Chief Joseph Dam -- Spillway to the left, penstocks center of picture. If you're ever here, ask to see A.J. Jensen (Best ranger anywhere!!)