Willamette National Forest (Detroit Lake Area) – Tumble Lake

Willamette National Forest (Detroit Lake Area) – Tumble Lake

TUMBLE LAKE SEPTEMBER 1, 2013 INFO:  From the Oregon Hike Book by Sean Patrick Hill. From the edge of Detroit Reservoir, the Tumble Ridge Trail heads straight into the neighboring mountains, climbing steeply to the spire of Needle Rock and the vista of Dome Rock. Hidden up Tumble Creek is Tumble Lake, with a waterfall. … Continue reading

Random Thoughts – Frizzy Hair

Random Thoughts – Frizzy Hair

RANDOM THOUGHTS – FRIZZY HAIR September 17, 2012 Happy One Year “Dating” Anniversary to Scott and I! Had to say it. 🙂 OKAY now with the good stuff. Got my FITNESS magazine back in June or July. It’s the July / August 2012 issue. Going through it and started reading the Smooth, sexy hair article. … Continue reading

Opal Creek Wilderness – Nasty Rock Trail #3356

Opal Creek Wilderness – Nasty Rock Trail #3356

NASTY ROCK TRAIL #3356 September 4, 2012 Info:  From the Forest Service Land site (http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/willamette/recreation/hiking/recarea?recid=4255&actid=51). The official portion of this trail is 1.6 miles long on Forest Service Land. The trail aggressively climbs toward the ridgeline to the northwest. Once you reach the ridgeline, the trail turns more northeasterly traversing on the ridgeline towards Nasty … Continue reading

Redmond Caves

Redmond Caves

REDMOND CAVES August 18, 2012 Scott and I took the boys to the Redmond Caves. I’m not really sure what the “official” name of this place is.  Base on the BLM site, it’s just called the Redmond Caves. It’s sad that people would deface this place or any place for that matter. Stupid people.  I … Continue reading

Mt. Jefferson Wilderness – Coffin Lookout Trail #3392

Mt. Jefferson Wilderness – Coffin Lookout Trail #3392

COFFIN LOOKOUT TRAIL #3392 July 5, 2012 Info: (from Jenn’s Hiking book – Oregon Hiking) From a distance, it’s easy to see how Coffin Mountain got its name. This square and prominent peak atop a wall of cliffs certainly resembles a giant’s final resting place, but those cliffs are deceptive; along the backside, an easy … Continue reading