hikes

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.

July 29, 2016

Jefferson Park backpacking

Two night backpacking trip to Jefferson Park in the Mount Jefferson Wilderness, Oregon

July 14, 2016

Goat Rocks / Snowgrass Flats

My first time in Goat Rocks Wilderness, but definitely not my last.

July 2, 2016

Siouxon Creek 3 night backpacking

While waiting for the alpine areas in the mountains to be snow-free, we decided to spend more time at Siouxon, staying for three nights so we would have time to do more exploration.

June 25, 2016

Silver Star Mountain via Grouse Vista hike

Grouse Vista is a southern trailhead for Silver Star Mountain. Better roads, same great views at the top.

May 28, 2016

Wahtum Lake backpacking

Wahtum Lake is located west of Hood River, between Mount Hood and the Columbia River Gorge. There are many trails that cross through this area, including Eagle Creek, Herman Creek and the PCT.