hikes

Topic: Mount Hood

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.

January 28, 2018

Boulder Ridge hike

I love discovering new hikes… new to me, that is. A friend and I hiked Boulder Ridge today, accessed via the Wildwood Recreation Area near Mount Hood. I can’t believe I didn’t know about this one before… it’s a great conditioning hike.

October 6, 2017

Bald Mountain via Lolo Pass

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 18, 2017

Burnt Lake + East Zigzag Mountain day hike

This is a day hike to Burnt Lake, continuing partway up East Zigzag Mountain.

January 15, 2017

Timberline Lodge to Silcox Hut

A bluebird day on Mount Hood: snowshoe from Timberline Lodge to Silcox Hut and higher… towards the top of the Palmer Lift

October 8, 2016

Mount Hood: Dollar Lake + Elk Cove

One night backpacking trip, with heavy rain and high winds

September 10, 2016

Backpacking at Cairn Basin on Mount Hood

One night backpacking trip on Mount Hood: camping at Cairn Basin with a day hike to McNeil Point

October 4, 2015

Bald Mountain Ridge on Mount Hood

Beginning at the Top Spur trailhead, we hiked around Bald Mountain, along Bald Mountain Ridge and up to several tarns below McNeil Point. In early October, there were nice fall colors along the trail.

October 4, 2014

Umbrella & Sahalie Falls

This is a short loop hike through forest and meadows to two waterfalls in the Mount Hood Meadows ski resort area.

June 23, 2014

Ramona Falls

A hike that packs in the features: Sandy River glacial floodplain, views of Mount Hood, stunning Ramona Falls, and the always lovely and mossy banks along Ramona Creek.