Tag Archives: hiking

New nature columns in Belt Magazine

Over the past two months I’ve written a regular nature column for Belt Magazine, featuring David Wilson on illustration. Here are the links: Clarity and abundance in the creeks of Lake County My sons are moved to ecstasy by the … Continue reading

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Paulie’s second hike (Willamette-Ankeny Wildlife Refuge) plus Captain Nate

Took Stinky P out into the swampy underbelly of the true Willamette flood plain (which used to stretch for miles and miles between the Cascades and Coast Range). The standing water, Oregon Ash, and grassland were really cool to see. … Continue reading

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KP — 8 months pregnant — tackles Spencer’s Butte

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Silver Creek Falls photos — fall colors, falling water

This weekend we hiked the trails around Silver Creek Falls and the yellow leaves were in full fall colors.

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Home again, Tahkenitch Creek Hike photos

Well, it’s good to have the whole fam back together. Buster hasn’t been the same without KP around. We also made it out to the coast to check out Tahkenitch Creek, a Bill Sullivan hike we’d been meaning to do, … Continue reading

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Twelve-mile photo slog on the Eagle Creek trail

Last weekend we did an awesome hike with C-dawg and Amy on the Eagle Creek trail to ther Mark Hatfield Wilderness in Northwest Oregon. I took a billion photos, several of which are of various flora. I’d just purchased a … Continue reading

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Death Valley roadtrip Day 2: Best and worst lodging, Ash Meadows

Death Valley Day 2: I snapped awake the Amargosa Opera House and Hotel at 1am, itching to get out. Too nasty to shower. This little hotel on the eastern edge of Death Valley is a historic place that’s fallen into … Continue reading

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