Trip Reports, Gear, Skills & Food for
Hiking, Backpacking & Camping in the Pacific Northwest
The Cape Perpetua Scenic Area contains some of the best remaining old growth forest on the Oregon Coast. This hike includes the Cooks Ridge, Gwynn Creek and Oregon Coast Trails for a 6 mile loop.
Indian Heaven Wilderness is my favorite place for fall color, and this year was exceptional with spectacular color and warm weather.
My backpacking gear list is based on an approach that is lightweight while providing enough comfort items to make trips enjoyable.
Before heading out on a hike or backpacking trip, use this list of links to learn more about current trail conditions, passes & permits, local weather, and more.
This cookbook is for adventurers who want healthier, higher quality, and better tasting food on trips and don’t mind spending time on food prep in order to have a better meal experience.