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Oregon weekender

We had a great mini road trip down to Smith Rock in Oregon this weekend. When we were there in July a heatwave was in full effect and it was around 100 deg F for most of the week. 140 more words


Atmospheric River Originating In China To Crush BC/PNW | 70" Forecasted @Whistler

An atmospheric river over 5,000 miles long is creating a bridge of moisture that spans the entire Pacific Ocean. As you can guess, this bad boy is bringing some serious early season snowfall with it. 295 more words


A new spot for my future happiness

I don’t talk nearly enough on this blog about the hikes I enjoy here in the Pacific Northwest. They are as big a part of my life as Japan, my art, or my jewelry. 288 more words

26. The Perfect Fall Hike on Mt Hood

Mirror Lake and Tom, Dick & Harry Mountain, Mt. Hood     October 6, 2017    (#49)

Sunny skies, shady forest, bright red huckleberry and vine maple on the scree slopes, reflections of Mt Hood in Mirror Lake, five cascade volcanoes in view at the top. 157 more words

A Wonderful Autumn Day on the East Side of the Cascades

The pungent scent of pine needles, open meadows, views extending far to the east, mule deer, 41 degrees and partially-sunny weather. On the first Saturday of Fall I was on the eastern slopes of the Cascades. 323 more words

Oregon Cascades Hikes

I've been roaming

I recently spent 30 days almost entirely off social media. And during those 30 days, I spent some time almost every day in the nature. 1,015 more words


Where's Waldo 

Over the years videos go missing, and unless you watch ski videos all day you probably won’t notice. The 4bi9 video that roasts Goepper? Gone. Spliffrun’s super unknown? 108 more words