Streakin’ for 1,000 Days

Today, my little running streak that started out as a month-long New Years Resolution hit its largest milestone yet: 1,000 days! I celebrated by baggin’ Silver Star Mountain with my guy and my gal. Couldn’t have been a more beautiful day. Silver Star Mountain is on the Washington state side of the Columbia River Gorge. It may or…

That One Time Weez Surprised Me With Plane Tickets to…

All Weez told me for the MONTHS leading up to my 30th birthday was a) request 2 days of PTO for a 4 day weekend and b) you might need your passport. When my birthday week finally arrived, Weez broke the silence and said we were heading to the Canadian Rockies… Banff National Park! Weez certainly outdid himself…

Backpacking Trip: Mount Hood Timberline Loop

Mount Hood is the highest peak in Oregon, climbing up from sea level up to 11,250ft. She’s one of the Pacific Northwest’s (potentially active) volcanos and home to the iconic hotel featured in Stephen King’s The Shining,  Timberline Lodge. In the winters, folks ski Mount Hood via Timberline or Meadows, but in the summer months, Mount Hood National Forest…