HIKES BY YEAR: 2013
December 30, 2013
Location: Columbia River Gorge, Oregon Distance: 3.6 miles Elevation gain: 600 ft.
November 1, 2013
An easy 6.6 mile hike along the Eagle Creek trail.
October 5, 2013
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
Fantastic views of the south side of Mount St Helens, a waterfall that flows into the lake, and lava fields everywhere.
September 10, 2013
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
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
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
Camping at Cape Lookout for the 13th time… super low tides, sunsets and beach time.
May 26, 2013
Hiking Opal Creek: old mining relics, a beautiful river, waterfalls and pools of emerald green in an old growth forest.
May 18, 2013
Sunshine and the wild west side of Washington are a great way to escape the rain in Portland on spring days.