Tag Archives: Portland

Trek #21: Steel Bridge to Hawthorne Bridge Loop

I had debated adding this one to my hiking blog, because this trek takes place right in the heart of Portland. It trades a physical jungle for an urban one. But one day recently, I had decided I wanted to … 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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Trek #13: Wild Cherry –> Wildwood –> Alder –> Leif Erickson Loop

I will start this entry by saying I’m quite proud of myself for this Forest Park loop today. Not only is it the furthest solo hike I’ve done yet (5 miles) but I was able to navigate this web of … Continue reading

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Trek #6: Wild Cherry Trail

The Wild Cherry Trail was a rather spontaneous trek.  Andrew and my friend Marissa and I decided to take a trek through Forest Park by entering through the Leif Erickson Trail, which you can get to by driving up NW … Continue reading

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Trek #5: Wildwood Trail

Considering the entire Wildwood trail is over 30 miles long, I will preface this post by saying I did not hike the entire thing. Far from it, considering I squeezed this one in before work one day.  At the suggestion … Continue reading

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