Explorations

Changing Seasons on Mount Hood

Changing Seasons on Mount Hood Hiking from spring back to winter Leaving the Tilly Jane...

Utilizing Lidar in Mapping Trails

Using Lidar Data for Mapping Trails Lidar (light detecting and ranging) is a technology that...

Chehalem Ridge Nature Park

Chehalem Ridge Nature Park It's not that often that an entirely new park is added...

Cartography at Old Maid Flat

Cartography at Collecting Data in National Forest Lands I've been spending time exploring the Old...

A Lookout Mountain Night

A Lookout Mountain Night With the potential for Aurora sightings south into Oregon due to...

Coe Glacier as Winter Draws Near

Coe Glacier as Winter Draws Near With significant rain forecast for the northwest, I wanted...

Stadter Buried Forest

Stadter Buried Forest and the Lost Creek Headwaters I learned a good lesson on this...

To White River Glacier

To White River Glacier Wandering White River Pt II. After exploring the lower sections of...

Wandering White River

Wandering White River on Mt Hood Part I. The White River begins on the south...

Ho Rock and Snow

Ho Rock and Snow With the first measurable rainfall in months coming to northwest Oregon...

Seeking Water on the Dry Side of Mt Hood

Seeking Water on the Dry Side of Mount Hood For mapping the Timberline Trail route...

Sunrise and Moonset from Eliot East Moraine

Sunrise and Moonset from Eliot East Moraine Leaving town around 3AM, I headed up to...

Wizard Way, New Meadows Trails

Wizard Way Mapping New Trails at Mount Hood Meadows Mount Hood rising above Mt. Hood...

Seeking Glacier Terminuses

Seeking Glacier Terminuses and exploring Moraines There are few places as dynamic to witness the...

A Cool Vista Ridge Morning

A Cool Vista Ridge Morning The Pinnacle, 5226 ft Just a few days ago I...

Late July on the Timberline Trail

Late July on the Timberline Trail Overlooking the Sandy River and Paradise Branch It's been...

Paradise Park Mt Hood Flowers

Paradise Park, Mt Hood Wildflower extravaganza Mount Hood Pussypaws Bear Grass Subalpine Cat's Ears Late...

An Eagle Creek Loop

An Eagle Creek Loop to Wahtum Lake and return via PCT and 400 The Eagle...

Badger Creek and the Divide Trail

Badger Creek and the Divide Trail Starting in the afternoon at High Prairie on the...

Timberline Trail Loop

Timberline Trail Loop 2021 Note: If you haven't yet heard about the alterations to the...