There were thirteen of us on this hike accompanied by Jamie’s two dogs. The boat trip went according to plan even though the water levels in the reservoir were low. The six kms walk alongside the shore and over the dams was probably one of the easiest in recent years as the authorities had cleared the roads and lifted the barriers. There was a notice implying the road would be open from 08:30 hour till 16:30 hours. Most of us had lunch at the restaurant and before I returned to Chiang Mai I rode the scooter up the steep 1.2 kms to the summit of Doi Long. This might become part of this walk in future.