Mt. Shasta

California dreamin' at 14k'

Mercedes ML500 Build - Project Greta

Off road like a Jeep, ride like a Benz.

Saddle Mountain

The tallest peak in Northwest Oregon.

Silver Star Mountain

The most rewarding non-gorge day hike.

Mt. Adams

The south climb.

Multnomah Falls

The tallest waterfall in Oregon.

South Sister

Classic South Sister.

Jeep Cherokee XJ Build - Project Clarence

Jeep hiking shoes.

Mt. St. Helens

Barking spider, hidden mountain.

Zion National Park

4 days. 38 miles.

Mt. Hood

A frigid introduction to mountaineering.

Recent Posts

Mercedes Benz ML500 Off-Road Build – Project Greta

The second overland build: Project Greta. The platform: a 2002 Mercedes-Benz ML500, code W163, featuring a smooth purring 5.0-litre V8 snuggly mounted to a body-on-frame chassis belting out a voracious 288 horsepower and full time 4-wheel drive supported by a trick 4-ETS simulated differential lock system. It even included a BorgWarner 2-speed transfer case with [...]

Get Over Your Fears! Tips For Hiking Alone

Have you always wanted to go hiking alone, but you were too afraid to do it? Humans are social creatures, and we do tend to rely on society when it comes to doing scary things. But some of us like to experience the beauty of the world alone. If the lure of hiking independence is [...]

Jeep Cherokee XJ Build – Project Clarence

If you love the outdoors and you love automotive - 4x4ing is a natural extension of both. The idea of modifying vehicles for off-road use and camping (aka over-landing) isn't necessarily a new concept, but it has entered a new spotlight recently. Central to this philosophy is the idea that back country adventures can be [...]

A Beginner’s Guide to Hiking Gear

Feeling the sun on your face as you walk your trail across the mountains, listening to birds and the rustling of leaves, and enjoying nature - what’s not to love about hiking? Except for when the clouds appear and the rain starts to fall, and you discover you haven’t packed your rain cover and you’ll [...]

A Beginners Guide to Climbing South Sister

Current Conditions Weather conditions can change rapidly at elevation. Always be aware of the potential worst case weather scenario that could occur during the duration of your trip and be prepared for if it happens. For additional weather information please look at the following resources: MountainForcast.com - South Sister MtBachelor.com - Conditions Report Forecast.weather.gov - Wanoga [...]

A Beginners Guide to Climbing Mt. Shasta – Avalanche Gulch

Current Conditions For additional weather information please look at the following resources: MountainForcast.com - Mt. Shasta Forecast.weather.gov - Mount Shasta, CA (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Trailhead Status Bunny Flat trailhead is recommended for first time climbers and is accessible year-round by motor vehicle. Road Closures The USDA reports updates on road status to Bunny [...]

A Beginners Guide to Climbing Mt. St. Helens

Current Conditions For additional weather information please look at the following resources: MountainForcast.com - Mount Saint Helens Forecast.weather.gov - Cougar, WA (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Trailhead Status Check trailhead status before heading to one of the Mt. St. Helens climb routes: Climber's Bivouac Marble Mountain Sno-Park Road Closures The USDA reports updates on road status [...]

A Beginners Guide to Climbing Mt. Adams – South Side

Current Conditions ADVERTISEMENTS (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); For additional weather information please look at the following resources: Mountain-Forecast.com - Mount Adams Northwest Avalanche Center - West Slopes South Forecast.weather.gov - Trout Lake, WA Route Dangers Elevation Sickness Underestimation Rock / Ice Fall Other Climbers Crevasses All climbers should be aware of the elements of risk associated [...]

A Beginners Guide to Climbing Mt. Hood – South Side

Current Conditions (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); For additional weather information please look at the following resources: Northwest Avalanche Center - Timberline Lodge, OR Forecast.weather.gov - Timberline Lodge, OR National Weather Service (NOAA) Mt. Hood Weather Observation Route Dangers Rock / Ice Fall Avalanches Crevasses Underestimation Fumaroles Other Climbers Cornices All climbers should be aware [...]

Hiking Ape Canyon, Washington

At a glance 0Round trip distance (miles)0Elevation gain (feet)0Hiking time (hours)0StepsConditional Fee$5 per vehicle per day - On site payment not available.   OR NW Forest Pass When to go SpringSummerFallWinter Relative difficulty Beginner 75%Intermediate 50%Experienced 25% ADVERTISEMENTS (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); What is it? Where is it? How did we do it? Photos [...]