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I Heart Pacific Northwest is designed and written by Lisa Holmes, a graphic designer living in Portland, Oregon. When I’m not designing websites or print materials at my company, Yulan Studio, I like to spend time hiking and exploring the surrounding areas.

This site is a chronological history of every hike I’ve done since moving to Oregon from the Midwest in 2007.

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October 18, 2014

Hoh River Trail

Distance: 8.4 miles roundtrip Elevation gain: 650 feet Location: Olympic Peninsula, Washington The Hoh Rain Forest is one of the wettest places in the continental United States, with an average of 150+ inches of rain every year. This trail along the Hoh River is filled with many shades of green – in the form of tall […]