Off Grid Camp: Mount Jefferson

  I love summer camping trips. Im not sure if it's the smell of a camp fire 24 hours a day, river hair, dusty sandal-tanned feet, never changing out of your swim suit, hammock swinging, reading books, kayaking lakes, endless starry nights, or just the feeling like everything is perfect. But all that never even [...]

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Palouse Falls & That NW Bus

Summer is here, what better time to plan a road trip out to see some sights around the PNW. Last summer we took a road trip out to see one of Washington's largest waterfalls, also known as the official waterfall of Washington state. Along with the several hour drive out to the falls, we skated [...]

Soak at Bagby Hot Springs

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 [...]

Boardman Tree Farm

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. [...]

Backpack to Elk Meadows

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 [...]