The Plan for the day is basically wide open.
In general, Rob & I are heading out to the little hamlet of "Ronald", which is near Roslyn (of "Northern Exposure" fame) to check out progress on the construction of his family Cabin.
While in the area we are considering a couple options. The main three options at this point are as follows:
1) Visit Cooper Lake, maybe hike along the Cooper River while we are in the neighborhood. See the map below.
2) Consider a hike up Polallie Ridge, probably starting at the south end and hiking north-ish until we feel satisfied (or bored, or wet or think of something better to do with our time). See above map, Polallie ridge is the line in the middle.
3) Consider a hike to Rachel Lake. See the map below. The trail is on there, but I didn't highlight it. Might have to click on the map to view a larger size.
We're simply hoping for 'less rain than on the west side of the mountains'.
If all that fails, the there's a slight chance I'll suggest a hike to Lake Annette, off I-90 just east of NOrth Bend a short ways.
Sounds like fall colors won't be too interesting just yet... but we'll just have to see.