Category Archives: adventure

Fern Gully the last Jurastic Rainforest Park

We began the day with a 30m soak in Finnish tubs at Cafe Mokka. Then we had killer oyster sliders at the farmer’s market. From there, we set off to Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park. I was told that some … Continue reading

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Earth Day Roadtrip to Norcal

Gretchen (affectionately known at G-Dawg) and I road tripped to see Lady A (aka Amberley) in  Arcata, California.  Arcata is a sleepy, bay, beach town in Northern California, just barely south of Oregon.  It is also home to Humboldt State … Continue reading

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EPC and Monterrey: Day 4

Last climbing day in Mexico.  Got in one last multi-pitch before catching a taxi into Monterrey to stay with our friend for one night.  He showed us around the riverwalk for churros and we had more yummy delicious piratas.

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EPC: Day 3

Some multi and some cragging. We were feeling a little tired and no rest days on vacation amiright.

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EPC: Day 2

The hardest, longest, best climb day of my life to date. A 30m approach, through the thicket of cactus and loose rock.  All six of us were able to find 3 routes next to one another.  My climbing partner and … Continue reading

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EPC (El Potrero Chico, Nuevo Leon, Mexico): Day 1

After using mileage points, it cost me $110 for a roundtrip flight from Portland to Monterrey, Mexico.  12 long hours of flying.  There are no direct flights to this magical land.  Myself and three friends visited our friend who is … Continue reading

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Snow Shoeing around Tilly Jane A-Frame

  Tilly Jane is an A frame cabin built in 1939 in Mt. Hood National Forest.  From the trailhead it is about a three miles to the cabin.  We trekked in on a Thursday.  The sun had just set as … Continue reading

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White Falls

To kick off the new year, I visited White Falls State Park.  It’s a park that I’ve been wanting to go to for a while, and only a 2 hour drive from Portland.  The hike around the falls is really … Continue reading

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Silver Falls State Park

To celebrate the new winter season, my friend, Karli, and I went to Silver Falls State Park.  It is around 120 miles south and east of Portland.  We rented a cabin complete from reserveamerica.gov.  The cabin was by a stream, … Continue reading

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