13.1 miles of hiking • 3000' elevation gain •
First time down Franklin Ridge to Multnomah Basin.
Big Lap, My back hurts.
My dog is Happy. The last 2.3 miles and 400' suck.
But Multnomah Falls was classic on Mothers Day.
Strollers, Complainers, Flip-flops, Where is the top? I almost recorded the hilarious convo's.
12 miles of hiking • 5500' elevation gain • 1 night
9.5 miles of hiking • 500' elevation gain •
Rattlesnake Buzzed us on the road. He did NOT have permission for a Fly-by. I'm revoking his Flight Status. GROUNDED. (Get it? Grounded, He's a Snake. Ha.) Sightings in Order. Osprey with Fish Bomb. Adult Bald Eagle - SKY BOSS. Golden Marmots, Coyote Jaw with Tooth. Several Rattlesnakes. A Huge Gopher Snake. Lots of Western Fence Lizards. Catahoula Leopard Dog playing the river. Golden Eagle vs. Raven Dogfight. Ravens Won. Overall, a beautiful Snake Factory.
7 miles of hiking • 2750' elevation gain •
Great Views. Posion Oak Factory. Mad Raven Action up top
11.7 miles of hiking • 5000' elevation gain •
Up Defiance Trail, Freezing Blustery Winter Conditions at the Towers, Pleasant at Warren Lake, Down the Green Starvation Ridge Trail.
2 miles of hiking • 500' elevation gain • 1 night
Good Times with Mazamas.
Rappelling is scary.
Learned a Ton of good stuffs.
6.5 miles of hiking • 500' elevation gain •
Just a quick wander inbounds.
Testing out the big pack.
April 9, 2013
10 miles of hiking • 4250' elevation gain •
I'll have the Table Mt. with a lil Aldrich Butte on the side.
Started from Bonneville.
Snow free 'cept for the last 200'. I'd call it 3200'+ Does this mean the Benson Plateau is open for Business? First 4000'+ for 2013.
8.7 miles of hiking • 1500' elevation gain •
Trail of ten falls.
Cool. Crowded on the way back. Hit this one early mid week.
Even then it feels like Multnomah. Perfect for out-of-towners who would die if asked to go up Larch or Table.
Lots of Eye candy. NO DOGS. (stupid, but the law)
March 25, 2013
1 miles of hiking • 500' elevation gain •
Training Day. Rope Teams, Self Arrest, Glacier Travel, Rappel and Belay! Fun Mazama Saturday.
8.5 miles of hiking • 2000' elevation gain •
Fun Morning with Mazamas. We tied no Pink Ribbons. Promise.
4 miles of hiking • 1500' elevation gain •
I Saw 4 Dirt bikes on the summit. Not pedal bikes. 250cc trail bikes. Bold. Exposed. Illegal.
Hit the lower viewpoint twice, a bit of Wygant, then jumped the fence to hover over 84.
13.5 miles of hiking • 3250' elevation gain •
High Pressure Rules Everything Around Me. Get the Dog; Douglas Douglas Fir Y'all.
5 miles of hiking • 1000' elevation gain •
Started at Toothrock. Up to Wauna Viewpoint. Over Eagle Creek Bridge, Back along 400/closed road over I-84.
One Osprey Day.
March 2, 2013
6.5 miles of hiking • 1750' elevation gain •
Did the Lap, past Triple falls up to the third bridge and turned around at the Creek ford. Joined by the hound.
5.2 miles of hiking • 1750' elevation gain •
I want out on that ridgeline you can see from the Wakeena trail right before the descent into Multnomah Creek drainage.
Is it accessed from Elevator Shaft /Cougar Rock /Franklin Ridge? It's a forested baby Munra!
9.3 miles of hiking • 2250' elevation gain •
Parked below the gate. up to rd 315, uphill at the Larch Jct., out to Sherrad Pt.
Road back because it was getting late-ish, still posthole central on the road.
Our Crap 93' Toyota Corolla could not make the snow gate due to high centering. 4wd can make the gate at this time.
High. Pressure. Rules. Everything. Around. Me.
8.8 miles of hiking • 750' elevation gain •
1/2 Day Walk, wanted to get some bike time in. Carbon-Free miles.
15 miles of hiking • 2000' elevation gain •
First Car. Got Soaked.
8.6 miles of hiking • 2250' elevation gain •
Parking lot full @ Noon. Waited 15 mins for a spot. After that all good, most peeps stopped at the falls, or the lower cliff viewpoints, after the summit I saw only three people. The only snow is a Slushy Mowhawk about 3 feet deep across the top ridge. @ 2200'
4 miles of hiking • 1250' elevation gain •
Hit up both spots. Took a few pics by the river. Indian Art in full effect. Super cool. Went solo, had it all to myself. Native American Art Lap. Not posting a pic or location, but "she was definitely watching."
4 miles of hiking • 1000' elevation gain •
Amazing Day. High pressure in full effect. Pics to Come. Snowshoes from the trailhead, broke trail up to the summits. Then bushwhacked straight down the ridge. Picnic under an ancient Sugar Pine. Epic Views.
11.5 miles of hiking • 2750' elevation gain •
Great Day. Attached some pics. Spotted a looney.
No snowshoes needed, only due to nice packed down trail. There is a lot of snow at 2400' right now. Microspikes are being purchased this week. Tall gaiters and Sticks did just fine. Awesome Sunday in the Gorge!
7.4 miles of hiking • 750' elevation gain •
Some Fire-lanes, some Lief Ericsson, some Wildwood Trail, Some Gas-line rd, and Scouts Clearing Twice. I was scared to drive in the Icy gorge, but this was fun.
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