May 26, 2018
This is a great conditioning hike, with a lot of elevation gain that isn’t too difficult. May is a good time to see rhododendrons and bear grass in bloom.
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January 14, 2018
I took two friends on their first winter backpacking trip at the White River SnoPark at Mount Hood. We spent one night and snowshoed up Boy Scout Ridge for great views.
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.
September 23, 2017
Two night backpacking trip at Burnt Lake, with a day hike to East Zigzag Mountain.
September 17, 2017
Take a moderate hike to Burnt Lake for views of Mount Hood reflected in the lake, or for more expansive views, continue for a strenuous hike to East Zigzag Mountain.
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 backpack trip to Dollar Lake and Elk Cove with fall color, heavy rain and wind.
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