The Best Sections of the PCT: #3 – Central Oregon Cascades
September 16, 2011 Permalink
Being from Portland, we have experienced quite a bit of the central Oregon Cascades – random hikes and backpacks around Mt. Jefferson and the Three Sisters...
Will Backpack for Baked Goods
September 02, 2011 Permalink
It used to be that I saw backpacking as purely a way to enjoy the backcountry and a chance to escape to wilderness...
Wallowa Mountain Backpacking Loops
August 19, 2011 Permalink
The Wallowa Mountains in Northeast Oregon are known for their beautiful granite peaks, clear lakes, and deep valleys...
August 05, 2011 Permalink
Portland is easily one of the top hiking cities in the entire US. Within an hour or two drive of this metropolis, lies a huge variety of landscapes, from deserts to a lush forested coast line...
The Best Sections of the PCT: #4 – Southern Washington Cascades
June 10, 2011 Permalink
Pacific Crest Trail hikers strive for the state of Washington. It was the crossing over the Bridge of the Gods which spans the Columbia River and connects Oregon and Washington where I first began to feel that our trip was in its final days...
Resources and Gear That Make Backpacking and Hiking Easier
May 27, 2011 Permalink
Over the years, I have discovered a number of tools and gear items that have made planning and executing my hiking and backpacking adventures easier, safer and more enjoyable...
The Makings of an Epic Trip: Exploration
May 20, 2011 Permalink
It had been circled on my map for several years. Up a small, trailless canyon was a waterfall that I had reason to suspect was at least mildly great.