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Oregon hikes. The 8 Best Hikes in Canyonlands National Park - Outdoor Project. Forums Archive - Backpacking Light. Oregon Hikers • View forum - Campsite Banter: Gear, Gadgets and Grub. Portland Hikers • I backpacked for a few days. Started at Grave Creek about 20 miles from Grants Pass. Hiked down the river about 10 miles. Camped out 3 nights. Then hiked back. On Saturday of the nice weather President's day holiday, I saw about 12 groups of hikers and 6 tents in the first 4 miles.

So, I think this makes a pretty good winter hike. I didn't see any boaters, but I know they were there because a saw a couple people on the other side of the river that had to be boaters. The trail follows along the river, sometimes at river level and sometimes as high as 200 feet above it: You get great views down to the river: The trail is in good shape. After about mile 4, there were a couple trees across the trail, easily walked around: At about mile 5, there was a washout where you had to take a couple steps down into a gully, two steps rock hopping across creek, and 2 steps back up the other bank.

If you're backpacking. At about mile 4, is another campsite with a pit toilet. 20 Places To Go Camping Before You Die. 22 Absolutely Essential Diagrams You Need For Camping. Backpacking/hiking.


Outdoor apps. Maps and navigation. Hiking. The Wallowa Lake Trailhead at the south end of Wallowa Lake provides a gateway into Oregon's Largest Wilderness, The Eagle Cap. If you thought this area was beautiful from the outside, entering the wilderness will simply blow you away! The Eagle Cap is a real National Treasure yet still affords unparallelled peace and quiet, a rare quality in today's world. The Chief Joseph Trail, the Aneroid Lake Trail, and the West Fork Trail are the three main trails that go into the Eagle Cap Wilderness from the Wallowa Lake area. Each provides the opportunity to day hike or to backpack to one's own ability. Recommended Guides and Maps: Amazon: Hiking the Eagle Cap Wilderness by Fred Barstad Discover NW: Eagle Cap Wilderness Map Tramway Trails The Wallowa Lake Tramway offers a shortcut to the top of the wilderness where visitors are treated to unparalleled panoramas and gentle nature trails.

The Chief Joseph Trail The West Fork Wallowa River Trail The Aneroid Lake Trail. Beginning Gardener’s Vegetable Seed Starting and Planting Chart. Camping Recipes | Foil Packets, Dutch Oven & Gourmet S'mores Recipes. Ever since our first camping trip when we threw foil packets of cubed steak with roasted rosemary potatoes, carrots and peas on the campfire, finding great camping recipes has been a top priority. That’s why we’ve created this section of the blog dedicated to our favorite camping recipes. Breakfast Main Dishes Side Dishes Sweet Treats Dutch Oven Pork Chili Verde Camp Recipe Beef Stew Foil Packet Camp Recipe Oooey gooey S’mores’adilla goodness Sweet Potato Taco Foil Packet Fixin’s Breakfast Hash Camp Recipe A little taste of s’more heaven.

Gooey delight! Camp Recipe: Rosemary Cubed Steak with Roasted Potatoes Camp Recipe: Spicy Taco Patty and Cheesy Potatoes Foil Packet.


Backpacking. Trinity alps. Top 5: Best easy hikes at Cape Perpetua and Yachats. 1 of 32 Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions For those who love Oregon's Central Coast, few places are more rewarding than Yachats and Cape Perpetua Scenic Area. The tiny hamlet of artists and eclectic restaurants sits a mere three miles from a spectacular headland jutting into the Pacific Ocean, offering hikers access to old-growth forest, tide pools and rugged coves where waves crash in cannon-blast bursts. It's an area home to a multitude of different trails. My favorite way to experience the area is renting one of the area's beach houses on and spending days hiking and nights dining and drinking at places like Ona Restaurant and Lounge, The Drift Inn and Luna Sea Fish House. The Statesman Journal outdoors staff has spent a great deal of time in this area — Henry Miller particularly loves the mushroom festival in autumn — and we're starting out with a list of the best easy hikes in this all-around excellent area.

Cape Perpetua isn't all about the ocean. The coolest part? The top 10 stargazing sites in the world. HOMEMADE OUTDOOR GEAR.