If you’re heading down to the coast range make sure you hit up some of the amazing trails the area has to offer. One of my favorites is a trail called Drift Creek Falls located in the Siuslaw National Forest near Lincoln City. It’s an unexpected hike and definitely worth the trek you’ll take deep … More Suspension Bridges + Waterfalls
Back when the weather still had a crispness in the air, we took a drive one evening along a winding, tree-lined highway to visit this magical forest oasis we heard about. Adventure was finding a camp spot along a dark dirt road, sleeping in the back of the Jeep, hiking through a soggy forest the … More Soak at Bagby Hot Springs
I keep trying to remember what it was like to be able to stay out all day, arrive after a couple hours of driving, throw a hammock up in a tree, lounge in the sun, drink a coffee/beer when you summit your hike, just enjoy the beauty of nature. When you have the ability to really … More Toketee Falls
I just got the best new day pack so I decided to give you a run through of what I pack for a day hike and a little tour of my Rei Trail 40 pack and all it’s amazing features. Compartments, and zippers and pockets oh my! This pack has to have about 10 pockets which … More What to pack: Day Hike
A crisp breeze blew above me that left a magical ambiance in its wake, as golden feather like leaves floated down from the tree canopy, a thick layer of foliage at my feet in every shade of yellow glistened, and fog blanketed the forest floor in the distance. It felt like a wonderland that couldn’t be real. … More Boardman Tree Farm
The Pacific Northwest has an abundance of great places to cool off in the summer. Here is a compilation of some of my favorite places to go once the weather has risen above the comfortable 65 degrees and the masses have flooded the city.