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I took advantage of the great weather we had this weekend and went out for a hike. Decided to hike up to Munra Point, which is now one of my favorite hikes in the Columbia River Gorge.
It’s a steep scramble to the top and the hike felt a lot longer than it actually was. I even used my hands a few times trying to get up the rocky sections. The view at the top made the climb well worth it. Continue reading
I truly love the state of Oregon! The massive trees here blow my mind when I walk by them while hiking. Check out these photos from a recent hike I did out by the coast:
A few days ago I went out and did my first snowshoe of the year. It’s a great workout and offers a fun alternative to traditional hiking.
Here’s a few photos from the trip up to Mt. Hood in Oregon:
A few months ago I completed my goal to climb to the top of Mt. St. Helens. It was an amazing experience but the one thing it didn’t do was give me a close up view of the blast zone located on the opposite side of the mountain. So the other day I took a friend up to the Johnston Ridge Observatory and we did a nice 9 mile hike down to Spirit Lake.
Here’s some photos from the hike:
The sun decided to come out this weekend so it was the perfect opportunity for some more hiking. I decided to give the Silver Star Grand Tour a shot, which I can easily say is my favorite hike so far. The hike was guided by the Mazamas, which is a Mountaineering organization here in Portland.
Distance: 15 Miles
Elevation Gain: 5,250 Feet
The hike started off at the Starway trailhead, which is not the easiest place to find. It requires driving down dirt roads …