hikes

HIKES BY YEAR: 2013

December 30, 2013

Elowah Falls & Upper McCord Creek Falls

Location: Columbia River Gorge, Oregon Distance: 3.6 miles Elevation gain: 600 ft.

November 1, 2013

Eagle Creek fall hike

An easy 6.6 mile hike along the Eagle Creek trail.

October 5, 2013

Tamanawas Falls

Instead of starting at the trailhead for Tamanawas Falls, we opted for the much less traveled loop via the Polallie trailhead on highway 35.

September 14, 2013

June Lake

Fantastic views of the south side of Mount St Helens, a waterfall that flows into the lake, and lava fields everywhere.

September 10, 2013

Cape Lookout hike

A trail through coastal forest to the end of a two mile long cape has fantastic views and lots of mucky mud.

June 29, 2013

Nehalem Spit

Located between the Pacific ocean and Nehalem Bay near the quaint town of Manzanita, Nehalem Spit is a 4 mile long narrow section of land known as a sand spit. At the south end, the Nehalem River enters the ocean at a jetty, and Neahkahnie Mountain is at the north end.

June 22, 2013

Saddle Mountain

A heart thumping, calf/quad burner of a workout with spectacular wildflowers on a mountain with views of the Pacific ocean, Columbia River and Mount Rainier to Mount Jefferson.

June 15, 2013

Cape Lookout

Camping at Cape Lookout for the 13th timeā€¦ super low tides, sunsets and beach time.

May 26, 2013

Opal Creek

Hiking Opal Creek: old mining relics, a beautiful river, waterfalls and pools of emerald green in an old growth forest.

May 18, 2013

Klickitat River Trail

Sunshine and the wild west side of Washington are a great way to escape the rain in Portland on spring days.