Monthly Archives: July 2012

Trek #18: Mirror Lake — Revisited

Hello gorgeous! Let me just say, straight off the bat, that I loved, loved, loved this hike 1,000 times more this time around than when I hiked it in January. Maybe it was because I wasn’t trudging through snow and … Continue reading

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Trek #17: Angel’s Rest

Angel’s Rest, in the Columbia Gorge, is hands down the most breath-taking hike I have yet trekked. It’s a heart-pounding 2.4 mile ascent to the top, it completely kicked my ass, but once I reached the summit, MAN! It was … Continue reading

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Trek #16: Balch Creek Canyon

There’s no end to my vast love for Forest Park. I was pleasantly surprised the other day when my friend Lauren wanted to see if I was interested in joining her on a hike. Due to both of our schedules, … Continue reading

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Trek #15: Powell Butte

I was pretty excited to hike up to Powell Butte, Portland’s own viewpoint oasis where, from the top, you can see half a dozen mountains and buttes in the distance. We decided we wanted to go for an evening hike … Continue reading

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