Sunday, September 25, 2016

Goat Mountain

With Emily in San Francisco with her parents touring the city and heading to Alcatraz I was alone with Leo for the weekend.  With beautiful weather predicted I searched the internet for a place to take Leo where I could legally practice flying my DJI Phantom outside of a designated wilderness area.  I found a great ridge line hike just north of Mount St. Helens which looked perfect and probably wouldn't be too popular.

Monday, September 5, 2016

Lostine River Loop - Wallawas

This Labor Day weekend we had wanted to head up to Washington with Chris and Paris and do a big 30+ mile loop near Glacier Peak but as usual with this time of year there were fires everywhere and the trail was closed due to one nearby.  We found this out the night before leaving so Chris and I had a frantic evening trying to decide on where to meet up that would be convenient for us coming from Portland, and them coming from Moscow, ID.  We decided on a 20 mile loop of the Lostine Rivers (West and East) in the Wallowas of Eastern Oregon and the trip turned out to be the right choice for sure!  Read on: