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Spencer's Butte

Chasing Light

Story by Daniel Agee August 10th, 2014

Late

If you need to hike a mile up a hill, a good plan is to show up before sunset starts. We didn’t follow that plan. Parking in the 86 degree, 90% humidity parking lot of Spencer’s Butte, the sun was fading fast.

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Missed The Sunset

But that’s okay. We got up there just in time for the gradients to start. Everything splashed in orange and purple, we caught our breath.

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Thirty minutes later, the purple disappeared and the orange barely held on.

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Eugene, OR, United States