The Steens Mountain seems like a huge ramp extending from Frenchglen to the sky. It is bigger than imaginable – a Jack In the Beanstalk fairytale size of ramp. It gently goes up and up and the Steen Loop road provides the path to drive.
At the high elevation the aspens were starting to turn color. There was much to stop and look at.
The roads continues up the ramp until it meets the sky and then there is no more.
There is much to view and absorb. One fellow I talked with said he has been coming to the Steens for thirty years and has never gotten tired of it.
- I chose to stay at the Page Springs Campground. What a popular place. Each day I was there the campground filled up in the afternoon and the camp host was letting people camp on the grass at various locations.