Hamilton Mountain

Location: near Stevenson, Washington. Couldn’t find original land name(s). Ancestral home to the Chinook and Multnomah Tribes Photo blog! This was an exceptionally gorgeous fall day. Trail stats, info and more photos can be found here.

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Great Falls

Location: Great Falls National Park in McLean, Virginia. Ancestral home to the Patawomeck, Tutelo, Saponi, Shawnee, Ohio Valley tribes & likely more. Level: moderate Round trip/Gain: 4ish miles/less than 200 feet Type: loop Permit: $10 park fee I just had to see Great Falls before I left town and I went literally hours before I […]

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Warrior Point

Location: Sauvie Island, Oregon. Originally known as Wappatoo Island. The ancestral home to the Multnomah Indians of the Chinook Tribe. Level: moderate Round trip/Gain: 7 miles/0ish elevation gain Type: out-and-back Permit: Fish & Wildlife permit. You can get a day pass or year round one at the Cracker Barrel store. I love Sauvie Island. It […]

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Eagle Rock

Location: Warner Springs, California Level: moderate Round trip/Gain: 6.6 miles/900ish ft. Type: out-and-back Permit: n/a There are so many things I loved about this trail. 1) It feels good hiking in/around San Diego. It’s adding so much dimension to the place I grew up in. Being a tourist in your hometown can be a good […]

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Saddle Mountain

Location: near Seaside, Oregon Level: moderate Round trip/Gain: 5.2 miles/1600 ft Type: out-and-back Permit: n/a One maaaaajorly notable thing: TRAFFIC. I left Portland at 8am, and the traffic was stop-and-go there and back for many miles. I think I spent about 4.5 hours in the car round trip. If you’re in or around Portland, it’s […]

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Falls Creek Falls

Location: near Carson, Washington Permit: Northwest Forest Pass Option 1 Level: easy to falls / Beginner Level: challenging Round trip/Gain: 3.4 miles/650 ft Type: round trip Option 2 Level: moderate to top of falls Round trip/Gain: 6.3 miles/1150 ft Type: loop My mind is a little blown by this trail. I’ve been out there three […]

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