The vegetation on the foothills of the adjacent Kelso Mountains is striking with its silver-grey brush against yellow flowers
Date: May 23, 2009, 16h57
Out here in the middle of nowhere, I stumble upon a memorial plaque dedicated to James Winkler
It immediately clicks that I must be at the site of "Winkler's Cabin," which reportedly burned during the 2005 fires. I had never visited Winkler's Cabin, but thought it was elsewhere, closer to Mid Hills campground.