A different area, Its a remote area outside of estacada, I havent been up there in about 10yrs or so. I'm scouting it for late season archery. so far I'm impressed with the results, I'm not worried about someone else in the same area. its a burn of a hike in there. and a lot of hunters on the west side stick close to the road.
Let me start off by saying that I am a scaredy cat.
For someone that spent 3 years in 82nd Airborne jumping out of all manner of military aircraft, my friends find this ludicrous - but... it is what it is!
Climbing stand? Yep, still scared - put me up 15' and that is about it.
Ladder stands? I am better in these - but still cautious.
Chain on stands? Used to love them, now they terrify me.
I was once ridiculed for putting chain on stands waaaay too high - some of my friends...