#NoCorona

We really enjoyed the little things. Everything from the crowS soaring, wild flower blooming and gorgeous sun. Couldn’t have asked for a better day.

Finding the New Normal

We started around noon, enjoyed the usual Smith rock crowed, enjoyed losing the crowd even more as we started up Berma Road. Sweaters and coats…

52 Shades of Gray Butte

My dog Jack and I started at Cole loop trail head near Skull Hollow campground.  It was partly cloudy and a high temp. of 46…

Winter Not Quite Done Yet

Hiked solo, windy and temps in low 40s, mostly cloudy with spots of sunshine, light snow at summit, saw 3 hikers and 2 mtb after…

I’m Alive Still!

I started out today way more confident than I feel at the end of it, that’s for sure! Don’t get me wrong, I am STOKED…

Gray Butte from the North

Getting to the Trail Head: From Bend head north on 97 to Terrebonne. Take a right on Smith Rock Way, head east to the junction…

Beautiful Day at Gray Butte

It was a gorgeous day, high fifties and sunny. We came in from the north and the trail isn’t that long just 4 miles round…

Sun with my Love

60 degrees in February!  Beauty day with my Beauty wife!

Gray Butte Escape in Winter!

What a beautiful Winter day for a hike! My husband, and 2 dogs enjoyed this straight forward, short trail to the peak on the morning…

Butte-iful Birthday Bag!

I’ve done this hike on super clear days and the views can be amazing! This time, it was super cold and windy, but I really…