Hike Mosier Plateau Trail


The Columbia River Gorge is full of hidden gems, especially ​for new folks like me. I just found out about this little trail right in the middle of Mosier Oregon.

The trail is great for new hikers, Continue reading “Hike Mosier Plateau Trail”

Anxiety and Evergreen Trees

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Written by Alexa, photo by Garrett

I know I’m not the only one and it hits each of us differently. This transparency is awkward, but perhaps it will help equip someone someday with hopeful ideas.

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We Love The Desert and Free Camping


Written by Alexa Boldt, Photos by Garrett Schmidt

We Love The Desert and Free Camping

Set up your free, dispersed campsite at Mann Lake and admire Steen Mountain’s sharp jawline. Wake up early enough to catch the warm morning light glow on the mountain face and reflect off of the water. Camping is primitive, but free, and in a stellar Continue reading “We Love The Desert and Free Camping”

Hike to Green Mountain Lookout Washington


Written by Garrett Schmidt

Hike to Green Mountain Lookout, Washington

Green Mountain was one of the most popular hikes in Washington for years, but in 2006 a major washout damaged the trail for about eight years, Continue reading “Hike to Green Mountain Lookout Washington”

Explore Suntop Lookout, Washington


Written by Garrett Schmidt

Explore Suntop Lookout, Washington

No matter the season, Suntop Lookout is an accessible hike with rewarding views.

In the summer you can drive all the way to the top and even Continue reading “Explore Suntop Lookout, Washington”

Hike to Panorama Point, Washington


Written by Garrett Schmidt

Hike to Panorama Point, Washington

Panorama Point is one of those hikes that will make a lasting impact on your life. You start out at the Henry M. Jackson Visitor Center at Paradise. Continue reading “Hike to Panorama Point, Washington”