hikes

HIKES BY YEAR: 2016

December 26, 2016

Trillium Lake snowshoe

This is an easy snowshoe hike near Mount Hood. The trail is along a road that is closed in the winter, with the lake and Mount Hood in view about half-way around.

December 24, 2016

Twin Lakes snowshoe

Christmas Eve snowshoe to Lower and Upper Twin Lakes from the Frog Lake SnoPark near Mount Hood: 5.6 miles roundtrip with 875 feet elevation gain.

November 28, 2016

Herman Creek Pinnacles hike

This is an easy hike to a grouping of basalt pinnacles.

October 28, 2016

Triple Falls hike

This has been one of my favorite hikes in the Columbia River Gorge for a long time, and one that I never get tired of.

October 22, 2016

Larch Mountain Crater hike

Loop hike at the top of Larch Mountain

October 8, 2016

Mount Hood: Dollar Lake + Elk Cove

One night backpacking trip, with heavy rain and high winds

September 25, 2016

Indian Heaven: Deep Lake

One night backpacking trip in Indian Heaven Wilderness, with day hikes in the Lakes Basin and to Lemei Rock.

September 10, 2016

Backpacking at Cairn Basin on Mount Hood

One night backpacking trip on Mount Hood: camping at Cairn Basin with a day hike to McNeil Point

August 25, 2016

Colchuck Lake in the Enchantments

Three night backpacking trip in the Enchantments, Alpine Lakes Wilderness (near Leavenworth, Washington)

August 10, 2016

Three Sisters Wilderness

Three night backpacking trip to the Green Lakes area at the base of South Sister, with day hikes to Broken Top and Golden Lake.