January 1, 2018
To ring in the New Year, we headed to Bennett Pass for a snowshoe hike with views. Just across from the parking lot was Mount Hood with blue skies! A heavy layer of fog covered the surrounding lowlands, including the Hood River Valley.
October 6, 2017
I’ve hiked around Bald Mountain several times on the way to McNeal Point, but this is the first time I did the hike from the PCT at Lolo Pass and went to the summit of Bald Mountain.
September 23, 2017
Two night backpacking trip at Burnt Lake, with a day hike to East Zigzag Mountain
September 18, 2017
This is a day hike to Burnt Lake, continuing partway up East Zigzag Mountain.
May 14, 2017
This is a relatively easy/moderate hike next to the Salmon River through a forest with old-growth evergreens to a canyon viewpoint.
January 28, 2017
This is an easy snowshoe that follows a creek to a beautiful waterfall.
January 15, 2017
A bluebird day on Mount Hood: snowshoe from Timberline Lodge to Silcox Hut and higher… towards the top of the Palmer Lift
December 26, 2016
This is an easy snowshoe hike near Mount Hood. The trail is along a road that is closed in the winter, with the lake and Mount Hood in view about half-way around.
December 24, 2016
Christmas Eve snowshoe to Lower and Upper Twin Lakes from the Frog Lake SnoPark near Mount Hood: 5.6 miles roundtrip with 875 feet elevation gain.
October 8, 2016
One night backpacking trip, with heavy rain and high winds