August 1975. The blue dots across the middle of the map and up along the Oregon coast indicate the route I took hitchhiking from Montana to Mountain Home, Idaho, to Seattle. Near the eastern outskirts of Bend, I pitched a tent for the night in a sheltered location off U.S. Highway 20.
Close-up of Retiring Guy photo
At the U.S. 97 and U.S. 20 crossroads
Apparently, it's all about outdoor recreation and beer.