t’s hard to find a snowshoeing partner. Most people who have snowshoed with me in the past have gone only once, never to repeat the experience again. Upon a subsequent invitation, they politely explain they would rather have needles poked in their eyes than repeat the snowshoe-with-Richard experience. Mrs. O’Neill once threatened to have me arrested for assault with a deadly snowshoe trek. So, when hiking buddy John Malone stated he had never been snowshoeing, I predatorily extended an invite. Out of all the marvelous snowshoe destinations in our Cascades, Crater Lake reigns supreme and is a perfect destination for …
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