June 26, 2009

Tidepools at Cannon Beach

Each year, usually during June, the lowest tides at the Oregon coast are minus tides — great days for tidepooling.

June 21, 2009

Ramona Falls

This hike starts near the Sandy River glacial floodplain, which is a sandy, rocky, desolate area. It soon changes, however, and begins to look more like typical forests in the Mount Hood area.

May 17, 2009

Salmon River Canyon

The Salmon River Canyon Trail is the middle section of the Salmon River Trail at the base of Hunchback Mountain, which is along (you guessed it) the Salmon River.

May 4, 2009

Wilson River Trail

The Wilson River Trail runs along the Wilson River for over 9 miles. We started at the Tillamook Forestry Center and went to Wilson Falls.

April 18, 2009

Wahkeena-Multnomah loop

With waterfalls and beautiful cascading streams all along the hike, this is a classic loop in the Columbia River Gorge.

April 5, 2009

Tillamook Head

Starting at Indian Beach, this hike is part of a trail that goes all the way to Seaside.

March 22, 2009

Herman Creek

Our first spring hike in the Gorge was at Herman Creek, which is west of Eagle Creek.

January 18, 2009

Cape Falcon

The coast on a January day is normally not the time to go on a hike. This was an unusually warm and sunny day in the low 60s.

January 11, 2009

Wahkeena Falls

We have hiked up Wahkeena Falls many times in the summer and since I was itchin’ to go on a hike in January, we decided to see what it looks like in winter.