Topic: camping

March 11, 2017

Summit Trail hike at Smith Rock State Park

To escape the last several weeks of never ending rain in Portland this spring, two friends and I headed to Smith Rock State Park in Central Oregon for camping and hiking on the Summit Trail.

June 12, 2015

Smith Rock State Park camping & hiking

Two night camping trip at Smith Rock State Park. Our campsite had a view of nesting bald eagles… and beautiful rock formations.

September 7, 2012

Camping at Cape Lookout

Keeping our tradition of camping at Cape Lookout twice each summer for the past six years, we spent the weekend at Cape Lookout and added a hike to the end of Netarts Spit (see separate blog post).

July 4, 2012

Cape Lookout camping

Camping at Cape Lookout is something we have done twice every year for the past five years and we’re not looking to end the tradition any time soon.

September 8, 2011

Cape Lookout camping

A super foggy and cold weekend of camping at Cape Lookout. Stunning nonetheless.

June 10, 2011

Cape Lookout camping

I enjoy seeing how different the light looks throughout a couple of days camping at Cape Lookout… as seen in these photos.

September 10, 2010

Cape Lookout camping

A rare weekend full of sunshine and beautiful weather while camping at Cape Lookout.

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.

September 7, 2008

Cape Lookout camping

Camping at the coast means that you never really know what the weather will be like. This time, that meant being prepared for cooler weather.