A hidden gem lies in Mt Hood National Forest, a large lush meadow, at Aprox 5,000 ft elevation. A short but mighty hike sitting at only 2.5 miles one way including a steep climb to arrive in this alpine dream with glistening streams running through and a dense forest lining. Although a difficult hike the [...]
Adventure Seekers Hike: Vance Creek Bridge
The Olympic National Forest is home to many great hikes and over night adventures. The one that lands on most folks bucket list? Vance Creek Bridge. They say you're a dare devil if you walk across the bridge let alone sit on the edge, dangle your feet off, & take a long look at the [...]
Camp for free: The Painted Hills
Have you ever driven east on the 84 past Hood River...past the Dalles...and just kept going?It's vast, and open and there's suddenly a peace of mind that comes over you, as you drive down the open road with nothing in view. The dirt reaches up until it fades into the blue skies, and large wind mills speckle the hills as they roll by.
The grandeur of Abiqua Falls
Nestled in the foot of the western cascades lies the waterfall that was almost forgotten, hidden in a basalt rock canyon almost 100 ft tall, unlike the waterfalls up the road at Silver Falls State Park, Abiqua Falls definitely stands above the rest with grandeur, massive volume and exquisite remoteness.
The Wildflowers at Rowena Crest
Just a short hour and half drive from Portland, Or is that PNW road everyone’s talking about: Rowena Crest, it’s a perfect horseshoe curve along the road heading through the Dalles and the Columbia River Gorge and It’s beautiful! Just a road you say, but there is so much more, from the wildflowers blowing in [...]