2 days around Mt. Hood on the Timberline Trail

  2015 proved to be a dry year in Oregon. I hiked the Timberline Trail to Paradise Park in mid-May with some spotty snow and by the beginning of June, the trail was completely dry. I would have hiked the entire trail around Mt. Hood earlier, except I needed to plan for a day where [...]

By | October 31st, 2015|Adventures, Hiking|1 Comment

Strength Training for Hiking

Living in a place where hiking is so accessible allows year-around recreation and enjoyment of nature. During summertime, the higher elevation alpine environment offers spectacular benefits to those who can withstand the more rugged terrain. Steep ascents, ridgelines, creek crossings, and descents can begin to take a toll on the joints of the body such [...]

By | September 2nd, 2015|Exercise, Hiking|Comments Off on Strength Training for Hiking