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Owl Point and Hoyt Arboretum, OR (18-45)

Owl and Alki Points and the Rockpile from Vista Ridge   October 12, 2018

This was our first hike on the Owl Point trail, which follows the northern edge of Vista Ridge and leads to views of the north side of Mt Hood and the Clear Branch valley below. 302 more words

Stumbled Upon a Mountain Looking for Falls

The sunny weather has made a lovely return in Portland this weekend. So I could not pass up the opportunity to head outdoors and check off another Oregon waterfall off of the bucket list. 398 more words

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McNeil Point at Mt Hood

Why did it take me so long to get to McNeil Point. I don’t think a campsite next to Mt Hood can get any better. Yes, I have hiked past the trail to McNeil Point a number of times, each time saying that I should go check it out, only to rationalize that I have to move on. 723 more words


Oregon Part II

Christmas Eve was well spent, we were safe. No horror movie feeling, because we came back to Ashland. The next morning, we decided to leave early, so we can get to Hood River and also see Mt. 706 more words


Mt Hood Daffodils - and Mt Hood

I planted a White Garden over thirty years ago, inspired by the famous one at Sissinghurst castle in England. Over the years, the “White” has become less disciplined, but the Mt Hood daffodils have survived, multiplied and continue to bloom. 79 more words


Timberline Lodge Pork Posole

The first memorable meal of our trip was also our first meal and served in the stately Timberline Lodge at the base of Mt Hood. 440 more words

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