2022 Non-Climbing

Columbia Hills & Syncline

Columbia Hills

Columbia Hills (January 2022).

Columbia Hills

Columbia Hills (January 2022).

Columbia Hills

They boys and Mount Hood (January 2022).

Columbia Hills

Columbia Hills (January 2022).

Columbia Hills

Columbia Hills (January 2022).

Columbia Hills

Davey and Mount Hood (Jan. 2022).

Columbia Hills

Columbia Hills again – this time with less snow (Jan. 2022).

Columbia Hills

One more of Hood (Jan. 2022).

Portland

Back at home (January 2022).

Portland

Kings of self-care (January 2022).

Portland

Home sweet home (January 2022).

Portland

Is that really comfortable??

Portland

Modesty (January 2022).

Portland

Is that a tweaker or a crackhead?

Portland

Benny (January 2022).

Syncline

Syncline (January 2022).

Syncline

Syncline (January 2022).

Syncline

Syncline (January 2022).

Syncline

Syncline (January 2022).

Syncline

The boys and Columbia River (January 2022).

Columbia Hills

Columbia Hills…again (Jan. 2022).

Columbia Hills

Snowy Columbia Hills above Horsethief Butte (Jan. 2022).

Columbia Hills

Columbia Hills (Jan. 2022).

Columbia Hills

Columbia Hills (Jan. 2022).

Columbia Hills

Wrestling match (Jan. 2022).

Columbia Hills

Columbia Hills (Jan. 2022).

Columbia Hills

Columbia Hills (Jan. 2022).

Wind Mountain & Cottonwood Canyon & Sauvie Island

Wind Mountain

Wind Mountain summit (February 2022).

Cottonwood Canyon

Cottonwood Canyon (February 2022).

Sauvie Island

Sauvie Island (January 2022).

Sauvie Island

Sauvie Island (January 2022).

Sutton Mountain

Sutton Mountain

Starting up Sutton Mountain (Feb. 2022).

Sutton Mountain

Sutton Mountain (Feb. 2022).

Sutton Mountain

Sutton Mountain (Feb. 2022).

Sutton Mountain

Sutton Mountain (Feb. 2022).

Sutton Mountain

Summit of Sutton Mountain (Feb. 2022).

Lower Deschutes River

Lower Deschutes River

An early season dip in the Deschutes River (Feb. 2022).

Lower Deschutes River

Lower Deschutes River (Feb. 2022).

Lower Deschutes River

Lower Deschutes River (Feb. 2022).

Indian Heaven Wilderness

Indian Heaven Wilderness

We just sort of drove out along one of the forest service roads till we could drive no further. Then we potholed for a few miles while playing a rolling game of fetch (March 2022).

Indian Heaven Wilderness

Double Molotov cocktail toss (March 2022).

Indian Heaven Wilderness

Indian Heaven Wilderness (March 2022).

Indian Heaven Wilderness

Indian Heaven Wilderness (March 2022).

Panther Creek Falls

On one occasion, we made it to Panther Creek Falls (February 2022).

Panther Creek Falls

Panther Creek Falls (Feb. 2022).

Panther Creek Falls

Panther Creek Falls (February 2022).

Panther Creek Falls

Panther Creek Falls (February 2022).

Panther Creek Falls

Panther Creek Falls (February 2022).

Rockaway Beach & Grassy Knoll (Trailhead)

Rockaway Beach

Rockaway Beach (April 2022).

Rockaway Beach

Rockaway Beach (April 2022).

Rockaway Beach

Rockaway Beach (April 2022).

Rockaway Beach

Rockaway Beach (April 2022).

Rockaway Beach

Rockaway Beach (April 2022).

Rockaway Beach

Rockaway Beach (April 2022).

Rockaway Beach

Rockaway Beach (April 2022).

Grassy Knoll

Grassy Knoll trailhead. We drove there midday on a Sunday not expecting to get through all the way. In fact, it was only the recent snows that were covering the FS roads (April 2022).

Grassy Knoll

Grassy Knoll. We just hung out and played fetch in the meadow by the trailhead (April 2022).

Grassy Knoll

The boys in their element (April 2022).

Grassy Knoll

The boys (April 2022).

Grassy Knoll

Grassy Knoll (April 2022).

Grassy Knoll

Good boy (April 2022).

Grassy Knoll

Grassy Knoll trailhead (April 2022).

Grassy Knoll

Heading home though they still had another 2 hours of running in them (Dec. 2022).

Spring Basin

Spring Basin

Spring Basin (April 2022).

Spring Basin

This was our second outing to Spring Basin and the hedgehog cacti blooms were really impressive this time around (April 2022).

Spring Basin

Look at that smile (April 2022).

Spring Basin

Spring Basin (April 2022).

Spring Basin

The boys in Spring Basin (April 2022).

Spring Basin

A rolling game of fetch (April 2022).

Spring Basin

A little stick (April 2022).

Spring Basin

The boys (April 2022).

Spring Basin

On the way to Horse Mountain (April 2022).

Spring Basin

Shit eating grins (April 2022).

Spring Basin

Spring Basin (April 2022).

Spring Basin

Spring Basin (April 2022).

Spring Basin

Spring Basin and its hedgehog cacti (April 2022).

Spring Basin

Benny taking in the views (April 2022).

Spring Basin

Spring Basin (April 2022).

Spring Basin

Spring Basin (April 2022).

Spring Basin

Spring Basin (April 2022).

Spring Basin

Benny (April 2022).

Spring Basin

Davey (April 2022).

Spring Basin

Summit (or near to the summit) of Horse Mountain (April 2022).

Spring Basin

Spring Basin (April 2022).

Spring Basin

Spring Basin (April 2022).

Spring Basin

The boys in Spring Basin (April 2022).

Spring Basin

Sharing a water bowl (April 2022).

Spring Basin

Spring Basin (April 2022).

Spring Basin

Spring Basin (April 2022).

Spring Basin

Spring Basin (April 2022).

Spring Basin

Spring Basin (April 2022).

Spring Basin

Spring Basin (April 2022).

Spring Basin

A little souvenir (April 2022).

Duffy Lake

Duffy Lake

On the way up to Duffy Lake (June 2022).

Duffy Lake

Duffy Lake (June 2022).

Duffy Lake

Duffy Lake (June 2022).

Junction Lake

Junction Lake

Junction Lake hike (July 2022).

Junction Lake

On the way to Junction Lake (July 2022).

Junction Lake

Junction Lake (July 2022).

Junction Lake

Junction Lake (July 2022).

Junction Lake

Junction Lake (July 2022).

Junction Lake

Junction Lake (July 2022).

Junction Lake

Junction Lake (July 2022).

Little Strawberry Lake

Strawberry Lake

Starting our little day hike to Little Strawberry Lake (July 2022).

Strawberry Lake

The very nice Strawberry Lake. We hiked up Strawberry Mountain with Blondie some 20 years ago but it was probably in October and did not remember the lake as being this inviting (July 2022).

Strawberry Lake

Benny in Strawberry Lake (July 2022).

Strawberry Lake

More Benny action (July 2022).

Strawberry Lake

Team towing a log (July 2022).

Strawberry Lake

Ready monkeys?

Strawberry Lake

Why throw a stick when you can huck a log (July 2022).

Strawberry Lake

Davey hauling logs (July 2022).

Strawberry Lake

Benny and Strawberry Falls (July 2022).

Strawberry Lake

Davey going in for a closer look at Strawberry Falls (July 2022).

Strawberry Lake

The boys in the Upper Strawberry Lake. No, it’s not algae (July 2022).

Strawberry Lake

Upper Strawberry Lake (July 2022).

Strawberry Lake

Upper Strawberry Lake (July 2022).

Strawberry Lake

Happy dogs (July 2022).

Strawberry Lake

A pee break on the drive home (July 2022).

Strawberry Lake

Davey (July 2022).

Cultus Lake

Cultus Lake

On the way up to Cultus Lake (Indian Heaven Wilderness), we encountered continuous snow and ended up bailing on the hike. Insane amount of snow for mid-July.

Cultus Lake

Air Benny (July 2022).

Cultus Lake

Mount Adams from the trail (July 2022).

Priest Lake, Idaho

Priest Lake

Priest Lake, Idaho (July 2022).

Priest Lake

Priest Lake (July 2022).

Priest Lake

Priest Lake (July 2022).

Priest Lake

Priest Lake (July 2022).

Priest Lake

Perfect water (July 2022).

Priest Lake

Priest Lake (July 2022).

Twin Lakes Via Marble Pass, Elkhorns

Twin Lakes

Starting the spectacular hike from Marble Pass (July 2022).

Twin Lakes

Davey dog (July 2022).

Twin Lakes

We’ve hiked up to the Twin Lakes a couple years ago (pre-Davey era) via the lower trailhead. This is so much better and infinitely more scenic (July 2022).

Twin Lakes

The Elkhorn Crest Trail hugs the crest and stays above timber (July 2022).

Twin Lakes

Davey taking in the views (July 2022).

Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes hike (July 2022).

Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes hike (July 2022).

Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes hike (July 2022).

Twin Lakes

Very very scenic (July 2022).

Twin Lakes

A rolling game of fetch (July 2022).

Twin Lakes

Along the Elkhorn Crest (July 2022).

Twin Lakes

Nearing the Twin Lakes (July 2022).

Twin Lakes

And there’s the lower Twin Lake (July 2022).

Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes (July 2022).

Twin Lakes

Smelling the flowers and taking in the views (July 2022).

Twin Lakes

Both Twin Lakes in view (July 2022).

Twin Lakes

Lower Twin Lake. Ready?

Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes (July 2022).

Twin Lakes

The lakes were stunning if a bit cold for us (July 2022).

Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes (July 2022).

Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes (July 2022).

Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes (July 2022).

Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes (July 2022).

Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes (July 2022).

Twin Lakes

Wrestling match (July 2022).

Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes (July 2022).

Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes (July 2022).

Twin Lakes

Hiking back (July 2022).

Twin Lakes

A break near the trailhead. They were pooped out (July 2022).

Dollar Lake in The Wallowas

Dollar Lake

Starting the hike up to Dollar Lake in the Wallowas (August 2022).

Dollar Lake

Never pass up an opportunity for a dip (August 2022).

Dollar Lake

Bonny Lakes on the way up to Dollar Lake (August 2022).

Dollar Lake

A quick dip (August 2022).

Dollar Lake

Happy dogs (August 2022).

Dollar Lake

Just above Bonny Lakes (August 2022).

Dollar Lake

A very nice hike (August 2022).

Dollar Lake

Cool looking alpine flora (August 2022).

Dollar Lake

Cooling off (August 2022).

Dollar Lake

On the way up to some unnamed pass (August 2022).

Dollar Lake

More cooling off (August 2022).

Dollar Lake

Aneroid Mountain from the pass (August 2022).

Dollar Lake

Shit eating grins at the pass (August 2022).

Dollar Lake

Dollar Lake (August 2022).

Dollar Lake

Holding back the beasts (August 2022).

Dollar Lake

Tied off so we can have our lunch in peace (August 2022).

Dollar Lake

A poser (August 2022).

Dollar Lake

Dollar Lake (August 2022).

Dollar Lake

Quite nice (August 2022).

Dollar Lake

Dollar Lake (August 2022).

Dollar Lake

Dollar Lake (August 2022).

Dollar Lake

Starting the hike back with Aneroid Mountain in the background (August 2022).

Dollar Lake

Davey dog (August 2022).

Dollar Lake

What up chief?

Bear Lake in Indian Heaven Wilderness

Bear Lake

The spectacular Bear Lake in Indian Heaven Wilderness (August 2022).

Bear Lake

Bear Lake (July 2022).

Bear Lake

Bear Lake (July 2022).

Bear Lake

Perfect swimming conditions (July 2022).