Tag Archives: Mt. Hood

Trek #31: South Fork Mountain

Hiking up South Fork Mountain was an experience in which I encountered two firsts: 1) It was the first time I ever traversed an “unmaintained trail” (as it was from Memaloose Lake to the South Fork Mountain summit), and 2) … Continue reading

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Trek #30: Larch Mountain Crater

Hiking the Larch Mountain Crater was an interesting experience: fun, navigationally challenging, and beautiful. While I never did get lost on this 7 mile hike, there were plenty of times I questioned whether or not I was on the right … Continue reading

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Trek #29: Trillium Lake

Trillium Lake in early autumn is gorgeous, soothing, and incredibly peaceful. I was met with crisp air, clear blue skies, a calm lake and one of the most stunning views of Mt. Hood yet.  The entire area was populated with … Continue reading

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Trek #22: Saddle Mountain

For my 30th birthday yesterday, I decided to treat myself to a challenging yet equally rewarding hike. I found that I picked the perfect one, and it was the best present I could have given to myself: Saddle Mountain. If … Continue reading

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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 #1: Mirror Lake

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This past Tuesday, Jan. 3rd, I hiked Mirror Lake. Great little hike, beautiful terrain, fresh mountain air. Unfortunately, misfortune struck when my car broke down while I was heading home, and as we speak I’m awaiting news on whether or … Continue reading

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