Hiking

Hike: Latourell Falls

January 30, 2014 // 1 Comment

The closest waterfall hike to Portland. At only 2.4 miles, it's a great stop during a day trip to through the Columbia Rover Gorge. [more]

Hike: Cape Horn

December 3, 2013 // 0 Comments

I had a wonderful Thanksgiving.  We ate a ton: turkey, deviled eggs, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole and an excellent sweet potato pie from Joy The Baker’s [more]

Hike: Trapper Creek

July 9, 2013 // 1 Comment

I went on a pretty tough hike this weekend in the Trapper Creek Wilderness, which is up in Washington.  The Dog Mountain hike has always been where I set the bar at TOUGH [more]

Wildwood Weekend

June 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

This weekend we went on an adventure. In the woods. On the trail. Less than 20 miles from my home.  It’s a trip Jacob and I have been talking about for a couple years, [more]

5 Must-Hike Summer Trails

June 4, 2013 // 1 Comment

Hiking season is totally here and it’s time to start hitting the trail.  I keep a list of hikes going year round of great trails for the summer months.  This [more]

Hike: Beacon Rock

April 30, 2013 // 3 Comments

A short breathtaking hike with big payoff. Climb up the switchbacks pinned to the side of Beacon Rock for fantastic views of the gorge. School age kids will love this one. [more]

Wildflower Hunting

April 16, 2013 // 2 Comments

My family and I escaped the gloom and the rain in the valley with a trip east into the Columbia River Gorge.  It was a wildflower hunting expedition and we bagged at least [more]

Orienteering: Hamilton Island

October 30, 2012 // 1 Comment

A few weeks ago, we went on a treasure hunt. Sort of. There was no actual treasure at the end, unless you count the granola bars in my Dad’s car, but it was an [more]

Mt. St. Helens: The Patty

August 15, 2012 // 0 Comments

My journey to complete my summer bucket lists continues and this is the big kahuna.  After two failed attempts, see if I finally managed to get an entact peppermint patty to [more]

Timberline Trail

August 4, 2012 // 0 Comments

I’ve been hiking pretty much my entire life. My Dad and Mom would make me go when I was a kid. Not super young, but probably starting when I was about 7 or 8. I usually [more]
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