After quite a few weeks straight of forecasted rain in the Pacific Northwest I decided the only way we were breaking our non adventurous streak was to just go rain or shine. So I headed to the place where I know no matter what the weather we always have the best time — the Oregon … More Day hike the Oregon coast
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.