Six Moon blog post worth a read

Six Moon Designs posted a great blog article on faster, longer hiking. I found it worth the read. I am, depending on the hike’s objective and my intent, seeking healthier ways to hike longer and faster when that’s the intent. … Read More

Ridgeline flowers and clouds

After the Ochocos, another drive to hike just seemed irrational this week. For a close-in experience, Ridgeline and Spencer Butte were the ticket. Human traffic was moderate and mostly after 9:00; I did, however, see two baby carriages on the … Read More

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Central Cascades from Lookout Mt

From my recent trip to Ochocos, atop Lookout Mt I could see the Central Cascades from Diamond Peak all the way to Mt Adams in WA. These might help people identify mountains when they only see a portion. Amazing that … Read More

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5 day ramble in Ochoco Mountains

After last year’s time in Ochoco Mountains, split between Walton Lake and Wildcat areas, I knew not returning was not an option. I planned this year’s ramble staying 4 nights at Walton Lake campground and hiking the last day at … Read More

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Ochoco wild horses

The wild horses in Ochoco Mountains are beyond most imaginations – beautiful and graceful. I was graced to see them several times this year, and will never forget them. US Forest Service calls this area where they live and I … Read More

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Trails walked in southern Redwoods

The writer recounts a car-packing adventure in the Northern Redwoods, detailing various trails hiked. Ossagon Beach is steep yet impressive, while Hope Creek offers a gentle walk among old redwoods. Westridge Trail leads to a campsite but has younger trees. Rhododendron Ridge is a pleasant stroll. Fern Canyon is challenging but rewarding.… Read More

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Trails walked in northern Redwoods

From my recent Redwoods car packing adventure, there were specific trails walked in Northern Redwoods (north of Klamath River and South of US 199) that merit additional details. The trails listed are in order of my preference – those most … Read More

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7 days rambling in Redwoods

I spent seven days hiking and camping in Redwoods National and State Parks, guided by my sister. The weather and trail conditions were excellent. I enjoyed quiet, scenic hikes, mostly around Prairie Creek Redwoods and Mill Creek Campgrounds. The trip was a blissful retreat amidst the impressive redwoods and blooming wildflowers.… Read More

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Six Moon blog post worth a read

Six Moon Designs posted a great blog article on faster, longer hiking. I found it worth the read. I am, depending on the hike’s objective and my intent, seeking healthier ways to hike longer and faster when that’s the intent. … Read More

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Ridgeline flowers and clouds

After the Ochocos, another drive to hike just seemed irrational this week. For a close-in experience, Ridgeline and Spencer Butte were the ticket. Human traffic was moderate and mostly after 9:00; I did, however, see two baby carriages on the … Read More

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Central Cascades from Lookout Mt

From my recent trip to Ochocos, atop Lookout Mt I could see the Central Cascades from Diamond Peak all the way to Mt Adams in WA. These might help people identify mountains when they only see a portion. Amazing that … Read More

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