Hike, Travel, Write

Portland Hikes

portland hikes table rock
Dec 27, 2013

Conditions for Hikes Near Portland: Weekend After Christmas

Normally, when you think about hiking near Portland in winter, you’d first want to know, “Where is the snow?” At this point, the answer is basically, “It ain’t.” Over on the Snow Level Thread at PortlandHikers.org, I have seen reports of no snow at Trillium Lake, one inch on Tom Dick and Harry (above Mirror […]

Sticky
9
Share
The trail along Balch Creek
Dec 23, 2013

Nice Winter Portland Hike: Macleay Park

Sometimes I fall into the trap of thinking there are no good places to go hiking near Portland in the wintertime. I tend to focus on other things, like eating breakfast and planning trips to warmer places. Of course, this is nonsense. I can’t even really say that the weather is always crappy for hiking, […]

Sticky
9
Share
portland hikes table rock
Nov 15, 2013

Portland Hiking News for November 16-17

I like to keep folks up to date on the various news and conditions related to Portland hikes, and this weekend it’s all about the weather. The Cascades Forecast is all about snow, and this advisory talks about 6 to 12 inches around 3,000-4,000 feet, and maybe 16 inches above that. The latest snow levels […]

Sticky
1
Share
The Salmonberry River is a unique Oregon Coast Range Hike.
Nov 08, 2013

Oregon Coast Range Hikes: Lower Salmonberry River

The owner of this trail has asked that the public cease hiking it. I have decided, therefore, to no longer encourage people to hike it. I’ve removed the directions from this post and the one on the Upper Salmonberry, and I will take it out of the next edition of my book, 60 Hikes Within 60 […]

Sticky
3
Share
Tamanawas Falls is a family-friendly fall colors hike near Mount Hood.
Oct 31, 2013

Tamanawas Falls: A Mount Hood Hike for the Whole Family

It looks like the weather might just let us have one more hike near Mount Hood this weekend. So here’s one for the whole family, an easy stroll to a lovely waterfall with some surprising fall colors. why you should go This is a classic falls in a dramatic setting at the end of an […]

Sticky
3
Share
Mazamas will get you to Pup Creek Falls this weekend.
Oct 25, 2013

Portland Hiking News, Conditions and Schedule for October 25

Every week I try to bring readers up to date on the latest hiking news and conditions, as well a sampler of what local hiking groups are up to this weekend. Here’s the installment for October 25, 2013. Conditions First, the weekend weather looks basically pretty good — I mean, at this point they’re not […]

Sticky
Comments Off on Portland Hiking News, Conditions and Schedule for October 25
Share
Ape Canyon is one of the best hikes near Mount Saint Helens
Oct 25, 2013

Ape Canyon: One of My Favorite Hikes Near Mount Saint Helens

I get the question all the time: What’s your favorite hike? And of course, I say, “That depends.” But if it’s fall and I’m looking for hikes near Mount Saint Helens, Ape Canyon can’t be beat for fall colors and views of the mountain, without having to work too hard. Why You Should Go This […]

Sticky
2
Share
Page 5 of 11« First...34567...10...Last »
  • @60HikesPortland

  • @authorpaulg