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Hood National Forest

Trillium Lake Snowshoeing

I’ve been waiting for a good day to go out and check out all the snow the mountain has been having this season.  A good day means the rare clear blue, rain free day, a day where Kelly was free and a day where I could break away from work commitments. So I picked up … Continue reading »

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Lost Lake

I was able to snag a couple of nights in the big cabin, cabin #7, at Lost Lake Resort, about an hour and 45 minutes from home, just north of Mt. Hood.  I booked it a couple of months ago and all of the early summer weekends were already booked, so we took a Monday and … Continue reading »

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Horsetail Falls/Columbia River Gorge

Horsetail falls off of exit 35 from I-84, a short 45 minute drive from home.  

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Portland Area/Columbia River Gorge Hiking

This spring I’ll be exploring the Hiking Trails of the Columbia River Gorge and other Mt. Hood area outdoor activities. The forests, waterfalls and trails in the area offer scenery that is as good as any in the world. Thick, green, fragrant, secluded pine forests with well mapped-out, unending trails that connect to the Pacific … Continue reading »

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