Yearly Archives: 2016

Return to Topinka Falls

I took a hike back into Topinka Falls and it reminded me why it’s such a great place.

Emile Creek Exploration and Flagstone Falls

      I hit a couple small waterfalls on Emile Creek and I ran down a tall one elsewhere that could open up another adventure later on.

Canton Creek Area

It had been many years since I had been up Canton Creek so on a whim, I took a left and headed up, looking for find something interesting.

Devil’s Staircase Attempt – OOPS!

I took an ill-fated trip  into the Devil’s Staircase.  Well…at least halfway there…

Newts and Flowers

I went back to a pond I visited previously to attempt some good newt pics.  Here’s what I found…

Backpacking to Eileen Lake

I took a solo backpacking trip to Eileen Lake via the Pacific Crest Trail instead of coming in from Linton Lake and saw some amazing views.

Detroit Lake Waterfalls

The premise: camp in a place I had never been to with people I had never met and hike to a waterfall few had ever been to before.  What could go wrong?

Proxy Falls and Linton Falls

My wife and I took a hiking vacation up the McKenzie River and we found some good stuff.