Day 11 dawned much as the previous few had–with no signs of fog. With unfinished business to complete in the redwoods and only a few hours left in which to do it–I had a long (approximately 300-mile) drive to make, all the way from Crescent City California to Silverton, Oregon–I headed straight to the Damnation Creek trailhead (again).
My plan was to shoot along the first segment of the Damnation Creek Trail and then head north on the Coastal Trail. I would shoot until hot spots started to appear in the forest, then hike out and begin the 5-6 hour drive to Silverton. I hoped that I would arrive at the jumping off point for Silver Falls State Park by 4 PM or thereabouts.
There was no one in the Damnation Creek parking area when I arrived at the trailhead…
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