trip reports

Southern Oregon

March 18, 2016

Snow Camping at Crater Lake

Crater Lake averages 44 feet of snow each year, and is a great winter snow camping location.

September 12, 2015

Crater Lake: Garfield Peak

Garfield Peak is located next to the Crater Lake Lodge.┬áPanoramic views in all directions from the top are worth the moderate hike up.  

September 11, 2015

Crater Lake: Wizard Island

Hike on a volcano within a volcano at Crater Lake.

August 1, 2015

Crater Lake: Mount Scott

Hike to the top of Mount Scott to a working fire lookout. The highest point in the Crater Lake National Park, the summit is at 8,938 feet.

July 31, 2015

The Watchman hike at Crater Lake

The views of Crater Lake are great from the watch tower at the top of the Watchman trail. These photos were taken on a sunset hike.

July 31, 2015

Crater Lake

Various viewpoints at Crater Lake National Park

July 31, 2015

Castle Crest wildflower hike

This is a short and easy hike near the Steel Visitor’s Center. The wildflowers were much earlier this year, so there weren’t as many as there usually would be in late July or early August.

July 30, 2015

Salt Creek + Diamond Creek Falls

This is a short hike, located just off of Highway 58, with two waterfalls (including the second tallest in Oregon), a forest understory full of rhododendrons, interesting rustic bridges and rippling streams.

September 18, 2014

Crater Lake

Crater Lake National Park in Southern Oregon

September 15, 2014

Toketee Falls

A short hike to Tekotee Falls along the North Umpqua River.