Mt. Hood

Hiking to Burnt Lake

One of my favorite aspects of Portland is that, within 90 min­utes, I can sur­round myself with forests, moun­tains, and wide open sky. Sometimes you just need to get out­side. A few weeks ago Leah and I drove East toward Mt. Hood. After a few miles on for­est roads we set out toward Burnt Lake. […]


Hiking on Mt. Hood

I spent this week­end at a cabin out­side of Welches, OR near Mt. Hood. We headed out there Friday after­noon and stuck around through Sunday after­noon. Saturday and Sunday were hiking-filled days. On Saturday we headed out Lolo Pass Road and hiked toward McNeil Point. The weather was flat out amaz­ing. Blue skies, warm temperatures, […]