Green Lakes Trail

A hike with a beer namesake? That’s got to a be a pretty good sign! This hike (and it’s beer) is a Bend staple. Crisp, clean, and positively mood-altering; The Green Lakes Trail is a robust, and full bodied hike. Beer metaphors aside, when my friend called and asked me to last-minute-join her on on the trail, I…

Cascade Lakes Highway (Devil’s Lake)

In early October I was able to get in one last trip around the Cascade Lakes Highway. Highway 46 is 66 miles long and features  a dozen lakes, 16 interpretive sites, and views of Mt. Bachelor, South Sister, and Broken Top. Campgrounds and trailheads provide access to fishing, hiking, rock climbing, and mountain biking. One could…