The Vista Ridge hike is arguably the most scenic alpine trail on Mount Hood in mid-summer when the wildflowers bloom. We'll enjoy amazing vistas of Mount Hood and wildflowers and learn about Oregon Wild efforts to prevent logging along this trail.
Difficulty: Strenuous Distance: 7.9 miles Elevation Gain: 1,600 feet Leader: Jonathan Jelen Location: Mount Hood National Forest (carpools depart from Portland)
See the splendor of The Elliott State Forest from a meandering ridge hike, featuring a special guest leader from local citizen science group Coast Range Forest Watch
Difficulty: Easy with moderate portions Distance: 4.5 miles Elevation Gain: 300 feet Leader: Jason Gonzales Location: The Elliott State Forest, just outside of Lakeside, OR. Carpools leave from Eugene, Oregon.
Oregon Wild and Umpqua Watersheds for a week of hikes and camp outs in and around the Crater Lake Wilderness proposal.
Have you ever wanted to visit Crater Lake but didn't know where to start? Perhaps you've been to the Park before but wanted to see some more amazing sights in the area. Well we are hosting a series of day-led hikes with Oregon Wild and Umpqua Watersheds just for you.
A special wildflower hike in the Columbia Gorge with guest leader and guidebook author Adam Sawyer.
Level: Moderate Distance: 3.4 miles round trip Elevation Gain: 1,100 feet Special Guest Leader: Adam Sawyer, author of Best Outdoor Adventures Near Portland Location: Columbia River Gorge east of Mosier (carpools depart from Portland)