Ice along the trail

Crazy or Stupid?

Two men attempt to travel from the base of Mt Jefferson to Mt Hood. Departing the morning of Tuesday March 6th Derek Arneson and Harold Wood will snowshoe from Breitenbush hotsprings into the Cascades mountains and plan on traveling north from Breitenbush Lake towards Mt Hood, hoping to at least make Timothy Lake. Their sight's however are on Government camp!
The adventure called the ESCAPE Survival Challenge is a fundraiser for the Exchange Clubs Child Abuse Prevention program. Pledges are accepted on a per mile basis and two individuals are matching the funds, with a total of $4,000 in donations means they have raised $12,000 so far! When asked why Harold and Derek said that they put themselves thru no more abuse than some of the children go thru! The difference is the pair can prepare for the conditions, unlike a child suffering abuse. If you would like to make a donate go to

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