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 […]Read More Eagle Rock
Location: Timberline Lodge, Mt. Hood, Oregon Level: easy to Zig Zag Canyon / Beginner Level: doable Round trip/Gain: 4.4 miles/500 ft Type: round trip Permit: n/a True story: this was my first time at the Timberline Lodge in my fourteen years of living in Portland. I’d driven up there a few times for the view, […]Read More Pacific Crest Trail at Timberline Lodge
We wake up in the surprise king-size bed. It’s already 9am. Definitely, not farm life time. Erin has probably been up for more than three hours. I’m well-rested, my back only hurts a little from the unfamiliar bed, but I would’ve been far less comfortable had I been sleeping on my sleeping pad in my […]Read More Day Two: Williams and Wolf Creek
Hey Portland-based Unlikely Hikers & friends, This Wednesday, March 22nd, I am co-hosting an event with The Venture Out Project! Cariboose & Bear Bait will be talking about their thru-hike of The Long Trail, the oldest long distance trail in the country, as well as how to plan for a thru-hike. Come meet us, or […]Read More Portland-based Unlikely Hikers & friends!
Option 1 Level: Easy to Dry Creek Falls (Beginner Level: Challenging) Length: 4.8 miles Elevation: 740+ ft. gain Type: out and back Open: all year Option 2 Level: Difficult Length: 11.2 miles Elevation: 1,600+ ft. gain Type: out and back Open: all year Further Details Permit: Northwest Forest Pass or, $5-$10 (I keep forgetting to […]Read More Dry Creek Falls