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Hood River Meadows

This is definitely my new favorite hike. IT IS THE BEST HIKE EVER! I felt like I was dying a little when I was done, but that was mostly because of the persistent blisters on my pinky toes and the fact that I basically ran the last 3 miles barefoot to avoid blisters and mosquitos. 1,414 more words

Summertime in the PNW

I’m having an amazing summer in my beautiful home state of Oregon. It seems like weekly, if not daily, I see a sight or have an experience makes me smile at how lucky I am to live here. 138 more words

Trillium Lake

Today, for the first time, I relished the beauty of Mount Hood’s Trillium Lake. I cannot believe I have always passed this lake by! Though small, it has an amazing view of the mountain and is well worth your time!


Saving the Sandy River

The Sandy River starts high up on Mount Hood as runoff from the Reid Glacier, gathering side streams and the Salmon and Zigzag rivers on its way to the Columbia. 277 more words

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My Legs Will Never Be the Same

I gripped my fiancé’s hand with such a fierceness that I almost felt like I was pulling his entire left arm out of its socket. We had completed a grueling half-marathon earlier that day and my feet finally gave out after imbibing and lamely tempting to rehyrdate with a thousand other souls at the post race festivities.  770 more words