Cape Lookout Hike

I don’t even know what’s going on with the world right now. I mean I know a lot of bad things are always occurring and maybe we just know more about them now because we have access to so many forms of communication and news outlets than ever before, but seriously WHAT’S GOING ON?┬áSeriously, the…

Kauai, Hawaii: Day 6 Poipu and Queen’s Bath

I’m sitting in the cold with a hat on while I write this. Reminiscing about warm Hawaii weather is not enough to distract the mind from the icy conditions outside. I’m ready for Spring and Summer. Our house is too old for wintry conditions. It’s been a bit abnormal this winter in Portland. There hasn’t…

Cape Horn Trail Loop, Washington

It’s been the summer of gorgeous hikes. I guess all of my summers involve many gorgeous hikes. So that was kind of a pointless sentence to start with. Let’s start over. It’s been another great summer full of gorgeous hikes. The biggest difference being the awesome company and the milder summer weather. And it’s only…

Paradise Park Trail, Mt. Hood Oregon

You’re capable of tapping into nature’s finest by your body alone. What a fantastic tool to have. I originally hiked up to Paradise Park back in July 2011 and have been wanting to hike it again ever since. This month I made it happen. You can drive to Timberline Lodge and get on the Pacific…