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From Lava to Forest to Golden Hills

From Lava to Forest to Golden Hills

Trail maladies & magic, a transition to the drier lower elevations as we near CA, and a glorious first zero in Ashland

Old Friends! & Sky Lakes, You're Sly (But in a Good Way)

Old Friends! & Sky Lakes, You're Sly (But in a Good Way)

Running into old friends, Sky Lakes Wilderness is a sleeper hit, and mistakes were made

Mt. Thielsen, Pumice, & That Amazing Lake

Mt. Thielsen, Pumice, & That Amazing Lake

A day of wilderness leisure, inspiration on the trail, and Crater Lake lives up to all expectations

NOBOs, SOBOs, & Hiker Boxes

NOBOs, SOBOs, & Hiker Boxes

A hiker box tutorial, desert forest, mucho NOBOs and hiking into the night

Land of Many Lakes (& Even More Mosquitoes)

Land of Many Lakes (& Even More Mosquitoes)

Bloodthirsty bugs & charismatic megafauna in the watery south end of three sisters wilderness, food, and trail magic is extra sweet at the end of a long day

Return to the Mountains, and Another Heat Wave

Return to the Mountains, and Another Heat Wave

We enter what has been called the most beautiful 100-mile stretch of PCT in the state, and whole-heartedly concur

Welcome to Oregon

Welcome to Oregon

New shoes, a restaurant dinner, waterfalls a-plenty, and all trails lead to that famous breakfast