17 March 2014 at Dry Creek Falls

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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

Early March at Coyote Wall

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Coyote Wall is one of my favorite places to hike in the Columbia Gorge. The area is also known as Catherine Creek. And there’s a connected area called Labyrinth. The parking area is near Hood River, and ducks abound this time of year in the shallow ponds. Some of the most prominent types include American … Continue reading

Sandy River Delta Excursion

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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

Sunday Solitude at Aldrich Butte

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Well, it was a Sunday in February, and the gloomy clouds covered the sky. What a perfect day for a trek out to the Gorge! No, really, it was a perfect hike day. Not too cold, not too hot. There had recently been a landslide in the Gorge on the Oregon side, and I-84 E … Continue reading

Wind Mountain, A Classic Hike

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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