6.04.2013

The Hills Are Alive | Hood River Hiking Adventure

One of my goals for 2013 was to get out and hike the Gorge more.  So over the past few months I've been preparing by purchasing this Keen hiking boot (only I got mine at REI), the Curious Gorge book (AMAZING!!) and most recently this awesome Deuter ACT Lite 40 + 10 Pack.

This past weekend I was itching to get out on a trail and when I came across a small article in the June issue of Portland Monthly naming "Hood River Mountain" as the trail of the month, I knew I had found my destination.  The description talks about hiking through fields of wildflowers and amazing views of Hood River and Mt. Hood.  There were fewer flowers than expected for this time of year (I think our sudo-summer at the beginning of May had something to do with that) but the views definitely did not disappoint!


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I'm really looking forward to more hikes through the Gorge this summer and fall!

What are some of your favorite trails?