Ridgeline e2e1up
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Another unstable air day for a time-boxed hike on Ridgeline Trail (All Trails). For the time box, I wanted to be home, coffee-full and showered by 1pm; between enough light to see and that time constraint, it was up to … Read More

Fog and mist
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The gallery pics from yesterday’s Ridgeline hike are posted now The weather has been so kind this year so far … dry, hot, but could have been so much worse. I will keep going to the woods regardless …

Oct fog & mists
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While hiking the RIdgeline Trail (blog post), there seemed to be three different optics to the fog and mists swirling through and filling the valleys. There were the mists that swirled thinly, thickly, coming and going as the winds blew … Read More

Ridgeline Trail 10-12-21
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Another autumn day perfect for hiking – cold, crisp and clear (at least to start). To minimize carbon cost, Ridgeline Trail was the destination, a short 10 minute drive right outside Eugene. Left early to catch sunrise as usual though … Read More

Biking along the Willamette
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Adding the Dorris Ranch, Middle Fork and Clearwater Park paths to the Eugene path along the river to Delta Highway, one can find a fairly decent day’s ride along the Willamette River. Most of the 30+ miles of this ride … Read More

Marys Peak – both ridges
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Both to catch a sunrise and to test out a new backpack (Osprey Exos 58) headed out to Mary’s Peak Conners Camp / East Ridge TH (All Trails). The trip to TH passed thru agricultural land pitch-black; stopped to look … Read More

Mary’s Peak October Sunrise
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Mary’s Peak October Sunrise – 20201 1 – Starting very early from the trailhead looking east … 2 – Timing the sun’s rise over the east ridge … 3 – Crossing below the meadows just as the sun hits … … Read More

Ridgeline with 2 Spencer ups
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A supposedly rainy day expected, so geared up accordingly and headed to the Fox Hollow TH very early – arriving just before first light. Getting ready to go, a pair of trail runners with headlamps ‘on’ stopped for portapot and … Read More

Camera
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Pic deep dives into specific theme, subject or time – these are not often in blog posts or in this quality. Clicking on any image in the gallery should provide you with a 90% resolution image for your viewing … … Read More

Spencer Sunrise in October
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Spencer October Sunrise – 2021 A recent hike on Spencer Butte to time sunrise on an expectedly rainy day … it was fab All images will open to a better resolution image (click-thru there, too).