Category: Oregon

Monarch Lakes – Sequoia National Park

Where: Sequoia National Park Mileage: 11.2 miles Difficulty: Moderate Elevation gain: 3000 ft Type: Out-and-back   To get to the trailhead: From Visalia take the 198 East for 31.5 miles. Turn right onto Mineral King Road. It is not easy to find, but if…

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Steelhead Falls – Deschutes River

Where: Crooked River Ranch Mileage: 1.2 miles Difficulty: Easy Elevation gain: Little to none Type: Out-and-back   To get to the trailhead: From Terrebonne on Hwy 97 North, turn left onto Lower Bridge Road. In 2.1 miles turn right on 43rd St. 1.8 miles…

Proxy Falls – Willamette National Forest

Where: Willamette National Forest Mileage: 1.98 miles Difficulty: Easy Elevation gain: Little to none Type: Out-and-back   To get to the trailhead: From Highway 126 and 242 junction, take Hwy 242 (McKenzie Pass Highway) for 6.5 miles. You will see a Proxy Falls trailhead…

My Picks – July 2015

NO SingleNest Hammock >> >>the hammock you buy to enjoy the outdoors from a different perspective. Almost every time we go backpacking we’re usually sitting and laying on the ground. Floor = uncomfortable & dirty. Buy this hammock and avoid that. You can use it…

Heceta Head Lighthouse Trail – Siuslaw National Forest, OR

Where: Siuslaw National Forest, OR Mileage: 3.00 miles Difficulty: Easy to Moderate Elevation gain: 1000 feet Recommended: weather appropriate clothing To get to the trailhead: Take 101 South from Newport for about 30 miles. After passing Carl G. Washburne State Park beach parking and…