HIKES BY AREA: Mount Hood Area
February 6, 2016
For my first winter backpacking trip, we went to the White River SnoPark and hiked in about 1-1/2 miles.
January 30, 2016
Beginning at the Frog Lake SnoPark, we took the PCT north to a junction with the Twin Lakes trail and hiked to Lower and Upper Twin Lakes.
January 23, 2016
White River SnoPark, Mount Hood
January 9, 2016
Snowshoe hike to Tamanawas Falls through the prettiest winter forest of them all.
December 20, 2015
This is one of my favorite green forest hikes along a river. The trail parallels the Wild and Scenic Salmon River for several miles before climbing to a viewpoint of the canyon.
October 4, 2015
Beginning at the Top Spur trailhead, we hiked around Bald Mountain, along Bald Mountain Ridge and up to several tarns below McNeil Point. In early October, there were nice fall colors along the trail.
January 18, 2015
The White River Canyon is located on the south side of Mount Hood. On clear days, this is one of the best places to be, with fantastic views of the mountain.
January 11, 2015
For January, the snow levels are quite low this year, but at Timberline Lodge, there is almost always enough for snowshoeing. An added bonus is spending time at the wonderful lodge, built in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corp.
October 4, 2014
This is a short loop hike through forest and meadows to two waterfalls in the Mount Hood Meadows ski resort area.
August 21, 2014
Elk Cove is a spectacular alpine wildflower meadow destination on the north side of Mount Hood.