3 Must-See Hikes in Newberry National Volcanic Monument

Stand in the middle of an ancient caldera, watch black glass glisten as you walk and float in a volcano at Newberry National Volcanic Monument. Located just south of Bend and Sunriver in Central Oregon, Newberry NVM is a geological wonderland for visitors in the Deschutes National Forest. With over 50,000 acres of lakes andContinue reading “3 Must-See Hikes in Newberry National Volcanic Monument”

Top 10 Northwest Snowshoe Areas

When the snow starts to fall and you just can’t stand being cooped up any longer, head out hiking. Grab a friend, some poles and a pair of snowshoes and try one of these fun snowshoe trails around the Pacific Northwest. You might just bump into me this winter! Oregon Tumalo Mountain, Bend A 4-mileContinue reading “Top 10 Northwest Snowshoe Areas”

8 Must Do Day Hikes in Oregon

Spring is here, which means its time to start planning your warm weather hikes, day trips and summer vacations. So dust off your hiking shoes and head out to explore more of Oregon with these eight must-hit trails! Silver Falls Park Wander through a temperate rain forest, lush with wildlife and trickling water at thisContinue reading “8 Must Do Day Hikes in Oregon”

10 Hikes in 10 Years

From some of the world’s best trails to other local conquests, I am setting out to get my hiking shoes dusty and dirty over the next ten years – or hopefully sooner! With rocks, mud and trail underfoot, hiking to me is one of the best ways to explore. From the trail, landscapes unfold andContinue reading “10 Hikes in 10 Years”