Independence Day Themed Hikes to set you Free!

Happy Independence Day! Hiking and spending time in the outdoors is a great way to celebrate our nation’s independence. Our parks, forests and preserves are one of the best attributes of our nation (along with life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness of course)! Here are eight great Independence Day themed Washington hikes for you […]


Popular Trailhead in Gorge Permanently Closed

Just what we need! As trail use continues to escalate and many of our close to the city trails become downright crowded-we have just lost access to a popular trailhead in the Columbia River Gorge. What does that mean? Two wonderful Columbia River Gorge hiking destinations—Aldrich Butte and Table Mountain just got a whole lot […]


12 December 2012
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Day Hiking Columbia River Gorge Correction

Important Correction for Grassy Knoll Driving Directions:   While I research every trail that I write about-walk every mile and map each hike-occasionally an error slips by me. Unfortunately ,one recently reared its ugly head in my new Day Hiking Columbia River Gorge book that has sent a few hikers in the wrong direction trying to […]