Monthly Archives: November 2012

Trek #39: Starvation Creek Falls

The Columbia River Gorge has many names for things which are false advertising: Dry Creek Falls which is incredibly wet and plentiful, as well as Starvation Creek Falls, which is a waterfall which is anything but starved. Abundance! This gorgeous … Continue reading

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Trek #38: Dry Creek Falls

A very large and exciting dream of mine is to through-hike the Pacific Crest Trail (the 2,650 mile trail running from Mexico through to Canada), and living within short distance of it, I decided it was time to experience a … Continue reading

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Trek #37: Cape Falcon

I decided to take full advantage of my weekend at the coast and hike out to Cape Falcon, touted as a gorgeous must-see to any hikers in the area. After my Neahkahnie Mountain snafu from earlier, I was looking forward … Continue reading

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Trek #36: Neahkahnie Mountain

If mountain summit views are magical, then mountain summit views by the ocean are doubly magical. This idea is what led me to drive the two hours out to the coastal area just south of Cannon Beach this past weekend. … Continue reading

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Trek #35: Wahkeena Falls

Wahkeena Falls, sibling to Multnomah Falls, is a classic waterfall hike in the Columbia River Gorge. I had paid a visit to this waterfall before twice: Once before my year of hiking when I was far more out of shape … Continue reading

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Trek #34: Wauna Viewpoint

There are some hikes one desires to take to feel above the world and look out onto it. Wauna Viewpoint is one of those hikes.  This 4 mile out and back trek up a mountain to a stunning gorge viewpoint … Continue reading

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Trek #33: Clackamas River Trail to Pup Creek

This trail was full of goodies and surprises nearly the entire way. Nestled in the woods along the Clackamas River just outside of Oregon City, this trail was just bursting to the brim with fall colors at nearly every turn. … Continue reading

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