HIKING GARFIELD PEAK TRAIL Crater Lake National Park, Oregon

Hiking Team: Dave Miller, Rosie Miller

Date: July 5, 2022

Walking past the park lodge, the trail began in trees, then open meadow with wildflowers and then ascending via a series of switchbacks. The sun had finally come out so thought let’s do one more trail. The trail climbs just over 1,000 feet and we were halfway there but in the distance storm clouds were coming our way. We decided to ascend back down before the cold rain got here. We heard marmots whistling just off the trail and had closer views of the Phantom Ship. When we got to the visitor center, the fast-moving clouds and drizzling rain began. The clouds totally obscured Crater Lake.  Inside the center, I posed by a funny Bigfoot carving


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