Adventures

adventures

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]

Space Ship on Sauvie Island

March 26, 2013 // 3 Comments

As soon as I heard about the space ship on Sauvie Island, I knew I had to go check it out. Of course, it’s not actually a real space ship.  It’s a strange [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]

Timberline Trail: Food

July 28, 2012 // 0 Comments

For me, the best part of planning this trip, has been the menu. I’ve never been backpacking before, but I am a foodie and what we eat is important to me. Plus, this is [more]

Timberline Trail: Packing

July 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

Ok.  It would be awesome if we could go on a trip to SE Asia or maybe Poland (no, seriously Poland is surprisingly cool), but it’s not possible this year.  So [more]
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