17 March 2014 at Dry Creek Falls

This is a late post! That’s why this wren is hiding. He’s embarrassed of me. Well, back in March, I went to the Columbia Gorge for a hike, to a hike I’d never done before! Dry Creek Falls, accessible from Cascade Locks, exit 44 off I-84. It was a pleasant hike that I would definitely … Continue reading

Sandy River Delta Excursion

On February 28, I made the trek out past Troutdale to the park at the Sandy River Delta. I see the park every time I drive to the Columbia River Gorge, and I’ve always thought it looked pretty, but there were often lots of dogs running about. I finally decided it was time to go … Continue reading

Waclella Falls

I went to Wahclella Falls a couple of weeks ago. It was the first hike I did in the Gorge, when I first visited here. It’s a short hike, but beautiful. The falls are big, loud, and misty. It was so cold, there were snowflakes on the ground.

Wind Mountain, A Classic Hike

It’s been a while! I did a hike at Wind Mountain on 19 October, and am just getting to posting about it today, on 5 November! I’ve been busy applying for jobs! Wind Mountain is one of my favorite hikes in the Gorge. It has not let me down yet, I think I’ve hiked the … Continue reading

Indian Point

On 3 June 2013, Alex and I went on a hike in the gorge. We were looking to go somewhere with few crowds, but a high viewpoint, and a trail we hadn’t done before. That led us to Indian Point on the Oregon side. In Scott Cook’s 3rd edition of Curious Gorge guidebook, this is … Continue reading