Connor Charles

  • Climb Prusik Peak's West Ridge

    The Enchantments are an amazing experience in themselves.  Yet one of the most striking features of any hike into the core zone of the Enchantments is that of Prusik Peak.  This pyramid like spire rises dramatically from the many puddle lakes and ...

    18 miles 5000 ft gain

  • Photograph Gardur Lighthouse, Iceland

    If you are like most travelers to Iceland, your time is spent around the ring road and Reykjavik. For those with extra time to spare and seeking solitude not far from the city, the old lighthouses of Gardur are a great place to spend a sunset.  On...

  • Climb to Mt. Hood's Illumination Rock

    The Pacific Northwest has an abundance of beautiful, technical and fun Alpine ascents.  For those looking to feel the rush of mountaineering but not wanting to push for a summit attempt, Illumination Rock on the southwest ridge of Mt Hood, offers ...

    6 miles 3600 ft gain

  • Middle Sister via the Obsidian Trailhead

    The Three Sisters of Oregon is a renowned set of three peaks nestled tightly alongside one another in the middle of the Oregon Cascades.  Referred to as part of a single complex volcano they are all unique in their consistency.   North Sister exti...

    15 miles 6000 ft gain

  • Winter Hike to Colchuck Lake

    Over the river and through the woods.... and then more woods and a few more rivers and you are there.  Climbing almost 3000ft in elevation from the trailhead you will arrive in aprox 4.5 miles at the serenity of Colchuck Lake.  Sitting at the base...

    9 miles 3000 ft gain