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Mount Saint Helens Take Two: Perfect Weather + Crampons Adjusted Correctly = a good time is had by all

Mount Saint Helens Summit via the Worm Flows route
12 miles round-trip
5,699 feet elevation gain

I’d only been back in Southern Oregon for a few days when I looked at mountain-forecast.com and saw that there was going to be one perfect day of bluebird weather on the Saint Helens summit- on friday. 1,585 more words

Hard Lessons on Mount Saint Helens

Ascent of Mount Saint Helens in winter via the Worm Flows route
12 miles round-trip
5,699 feet elevation gain

I got into Portland around midday on Friday and dropped my bags on the floor of my friend Seamus’ empty house. 2,603 more words

1980: Mt. Saint Helens from Space

I was only 10 years old when Mt. Saint Helens erupted in 1980.  I remember the newspapers with pictures of the volcano spewing ash and smoke.   277 more words

John Holst

Ape Cave

The Ape Cave is a Pacific Northwest Classic and I really can’t believe it took until now for me to venture up there. Luckily, my friends are adventurous, cool, people and despite the fact that we all got minimum to none sleep the night before, we made the trek through a very treacherous underground tunnel.  523 more words


Portlandia - Mountain Biking in the Portland (OR) Area

Portland itself is not exactly a mountain biking mecca, however, the Rose City is somehow bike savvy.  A good example to underline this is the Bridge Pedal event with all bridges are closed down for motorized traffic.   389 more words