South Sister Climb 2016

South Sister Climb 2016

Basic Information (from GPS) Driving Distance – 2 hours 14 minutes Hike Distance – 6 miles Hike Duration – 7 hours 27 minutes Elevation Gain – 4,913 feet (Alltrails.com says 4,901ft) Starting Elevation – 5,445 feet Summit – 10,358...
My Backpack Contents of Equipment for Two

My Backpack Contents of Equipment for Two

Equipment in my backpack when I hike with my friend: Anyone who is new to backpacking may wonder what to carry in their backpack. I know I wished I knew where to find a list of what to carry; however, since that was before pagers, cell phones, and the internet, I made...
Vivian Lake from Salt Creek Falls Trailhead

Vivian Lake from Salt Creek Falls Trailhead

Vivian Lake from Salt Creek Falls Trail Head This hike has multiple waterfalls to enjoy! Basic Information (from GPS) Driving Distance – 1.45 minutes Hike Distance – 3.85 miles Hike Duration – 1 hour 45 minutes Elevation Gain – 2048 feet...
Hike to Kentucky Falls

Hike to Kentucky Falls

We went on an adventure yesterday! My friend had said that it would be good to get me out in the woods. I am pretty sure she said this because she could sense my restlessness starting to exponentiation as it had been some time since i had done any camping, kayaking,...
Solo Stove Campfire

Solo Stove Campfire

  The sun came out today and it was glorious. Spring is in the air. I decided to sit outside  today and make lunch with my Solo Stove Campfire. I grabbed a shirt load of small pine cones, which are everywhere, and got the fire going.  I then put 3 liters of water...

Salt Creek Falls

I took a trip to Salt Creek Falls this weekend to see the second highest single drop waterfall in Oregon, which cascades 283 feet. Salt Creek Falls is one of Southern Oregon’s most powerful falls, with an average yearly flow of 50,000 gallons per minute flowing...