trip reports


December 24, 2009

Twin Lakes snowshoe

For Christmas Eve, we went shoe-shoeing in the Cascades by Mt. Hood.

November 28, 2009

Snowshoeing at Mirror Lake

Our first snowshoe hike of the year… there wasn’t as much snow as the last time we were here, so we’ll have to come back later in the season.

November 26, 2009

Eagle Creek: Thanksgiving

We went hiking with friends on Thanksgiving… even though it was raining all day, it was a beautiful hike.

November 1, 2009

Horsetail Falls to Triple Falls

Starting at Horsetail Falls, behind Ponytail Falls, over Oneonta Creek to Triple Falls and beyond to the land of elves and fairies.

October 24, 2009

Silcox Hut on Mount Hood

Starting at Timberline Lodge, which is at 6,000 ft. on Mount Hood, we hiked up to the Silcox Hut at 7,000 ft.

October 3, 2009

Falls Creek Falls

This is a beautiful hike along Falls Creek to a 200 ft. three-tier waterfall. Highlights besides the waterfall include a wooden suspension bridge, mossy rock and ferns, orange & red fall foliage and a very nice forest.

September 12, 2009

Cape Lookout camping & beach hike

Cape Lookout has become one of our regular camping spots. The weather is the one variable that can never be counted on.

August 20, 2009

Lost Lake

Lost Lake is a natural lake in the Cascades with old growth forest, campgrounds, hiking trails and a killer view of Mount Hood.

July 15, 2009

Oregon coast, Brookings and California redwoods

This is our first drive down the central and southern coast of Oregon and into the redwoods of northern California.

July 4, 2009

Cannon Beach on July 4th

Instead of staying in the city where the temperatures were in the 90s for the 4th of July, we headed to the coast to spend the day at the beach.