What do you get when you combine freezing temps, blue skies, silky white snow, and alpine lakes in the Canadian … Continue reading Lake Agnes Hike
With the year’s first snow accumulation crunching under our feet and melting quickly in the October sun, I climbed, slipped … Continue reading A Snowy Hike up Granite Mountain
This weekend, I spent three days at Crater Lake. Graced with glorious weather, I enjoyed snowshoeing along the rim, sledding … Continue reading Winter Views of Crater Lake
When the snow starts to fall and you just can’t stand being cooped up any longer, head out hiking. Grab … Continue reading Top 10 Northwest Snowshoe Areas
Over the creek and through the woods to Mirror Lake we go. To ring in the 2013, this year I … Continue reading Mirror Lake Snowshoe Hike
With each step a high-decibel crunch erupted against the crusted white snow, drowning out the winter silence in the central Oregon Cascades like a rolling freight train – but our laughter sounded louder.
This past weekend I headed east along highway 58 into the Cascades from Eugene to spend the day playing in the snow. Stopping at the Mercantile in Oakridge, which carries snowshoes and cross-country skis during the winter season, we picked up some winter gear and continued to Salt Creek SnoPark. Continue reading “Snowshoe Hike at Salt Creek Falls”
My neon green shoehorn, a Christmas gift from my sister, went on its first joyful adventure today – snowshoeing around … Continue reading The Joyful Shoehorn Hits the Snow