Hike Highlight: PCT to Twin Lakes

Accessible from two different trailheads on the Pacific Crest Trail, south of Mt. Hood in Oregon, the Twin Lakes Trail hike features stops at two beautiful turquoise alpine lakes surrounded by dense evergreen forests. Choose your adventure on this segment of the PCT with a loop-hike, out-and-back, or weekend backpacking. I opted for an 9-mileContinue reading “Hike Highlight: PCT to Twin Lakes”

Dry Creek Falls Hike

Looking for a quick afternoon hike in the Columbia Gorge? Pack a picnic, your tag-along-pup (or kids) and follow the Pacific Crest Trail for 2.2 miles to Dry Creek Falls, surrounded by a lovely, lush basalt amphitheater.¬†While the trail may be named dry creek, water flows here year round, making it a wonderful trail forContinue reading “Dry Creek Falls Hike”