It was a hot day so I was driving with the windows down. Near the intersection with the Horsethief Creek FSR I heard something big fly into the car and start bouncing around the back window in a fury. I quickly pulled the car over, jumped out, and could see it stuck in the back window. I am not sure what it was, but it looked to me like a giant morphed horsefly/dragonfly type creature with what appeared to be huge stinger. There was no way I was removing the bug myself, so I went around to the passenger side and opened the door. After a few minutes the bug found its way out, did several fly by's of the car and myself, then flew off angrily. With the bug evacuated I continued on to the Horsethief Creek FSR.
The road meanders through dry pine forest before heading down a hill to cross the Horsethief creek and enter the valley proper. While coming down the hill I noticed that the [px]lothg4.jpg[c]river meanders[/px] through the valley before the bridge and had created a small marshland. I parked the car out of the way and decided to check it out. The fourth meander takes a sharp hair-pin turn and was created by a small piece... To see the full trip report you must login as a paid member. Use the Login Page. (message p3)
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