July 13, 2008

Three Sisters Wilderness

On a trip to Sisters, Oregon, we drove through Bend and over into the Three Sisters Wilderness and Mount Bachelor area to see the Central Cascades.

July 12, 2008

Koosah Falls, McKenzie River, Sahalie Falls, Clear Lake

We were on a long drive from Eugene to Sisters and stopped along the way to view waterfalls along the McKenzie River.

July 12, 2008

Proxy Falls

A loop hike goes to both Upper and Lower Proxy Falls and cuts through a large lava field.

July 6, 2008

Siouxon Creek

Siouxon Creek is south of Mount St. Helens in Southwest Washington, about an hour and forty-five minutes from Portland.

June 30, 2008

Cape Lookout camping

Although we escaped a heat wave in Portland to go camping at the coast, it wasn’t planned… we had to make reservations months in advance for our favorite spot.

June 22, 2008

Elk Creek Trail

The hike in Oregon’s Coastal Range is along Elk Creek and then begins to climb and eventually switchback and end at a junction with the Elk Mountain Trail.

June 15, 2008

Storey Burn Trail

In Oregon’s Coastal Mountain Range, this trail starts at Gales Creek campground in a forest of Alder trees along the creek.

June 5, 2008

Triple Falls

Our friends from KC were visiting and wanted to go on a hike, so we took them to Triple Falls… one of our favorites.

May 18, 2008

Devils Rest

We started at Wahkeena Falls and took the Wahkeena/Multnomah junction over to the Devils Rest trailhead.

May 4, 2008

Opal Creek

Opal Creek is about a 2 hour drive from Portland and is one of the last areas of large old growth forest. We were a bit early for hiking here though… the snow cover kept us on the main road.