Category: Oregon

A Tough Hike Up Mount St. Helens

35 years after the most destructive volcanic eruption in US history, I along with fellow travel bloggers deemed “The Gorilla 4” hiked up Mount St. Helens up to a viewpoint reached by fewer than 200…

Yaquina Bay, Oregon

As soon as we arrived to Yaquina Bay, I became fascinated watching a mother seal and her pup rest on the dark gray stones that lined the beach twenty feet away from me. After observing…

Smith Rock, Oregon

If someone challenged me to hike up a mountain filled with switchbacks along the Misery Ridge route in the heart of Oregon in search of a Monkey Face, I would’ve laughed out loud then been…

Multnomah Falls, Oregon

After the once in a lifetime experience of hiking up Mount Saint Helens, I along with the other travel bloggers headed southeast to experience the sweeping views and gorges along the Columbia River. We stopped…

Mount Saint Helens

I have traveled to many places around the world and have checked many things off of my bucket list. When the opportunity arose for me to hike up Mount Saint Helens, a climb that only…