hikes

Topic: backpacking

October 13, 2018

Mount Hood – Burnt Lake backpack

A friend and I wanted to get in one last backpacking trip before the season ended, so we decided to spend two nights at Burnt Lake, located on the west side of Mount Hood.

September 28, 2018

Indian Heaven: Deep Lake backpack

Two night backpack trip in Indian Heaven Wilderness, with day hikes to Lemei Rock and the Lakes Basin

August 29, 2018

Wallowa Mountains backpack

Five day backpack trip in the Wallowa Mountains / Eagle Cap Wilderness, with hikes to Glacier Lake and around the Lakes Basin

July 22, 2018

Mount Adams / Killen Creek backpack

Three night backpacking trip to Killen Creek on Mount Adams

June 28, 2018

Rialto Beach to Chilean Memorial backpack

Washington’s Olympic Coast is a wild coast – with extremely limited access to vast sections of it. About 70 miles of this incredibly scenic coastline is part of the Olympic National Park and accessible to hardy backpackers willing to time their trek at low tide to round headlands, or to use ropes to reach to overland trails.

June 1, 2018

Siouxon Creek backpack

Siouxon Creek is my favorite low elevation rainforest for backpacking. With waterfalls, a beautiful creek, and many shades of green everywhere you look, it’s hard to beat.

May 4, 2018

Badger Creek backpack

Two night backpacking trip in Badger Creek Wilderness: We started at the Badger Creek trailhead and hiked in about 3.7 miles to set up camp.

February 10, 2018

Mount Rainier snow backpack

This was my fourth snow backpack trip and first time at Mount Rainier in the winter.

January 14, 2018

White River backpack

My first backpacking trip of the year was a winter snow trip at Mount Hood.

September 23, 2017

Burnt Lake backpacking trip

Two night backpacking trip at Burnt Lake, with a day hike to East Zigzag Mountain