Jason Baker

Climb the Mt. Hood Summit

Government Camp, Oregon

Starting at 6,000 ft of elevation at Timberline Lodge, start your climb up the south side of Mt. Hood.

336 Saves

Snowshoe the Rim at Crater Lake NP

CRATER LAKE, Oregon

Why Go? Avoid the crowds in summer and have the entire 33 mile long rim and 21 square miles of beautiful Crater Lake to yourself.

1361 Saves

Hike to Bagby Hot Springs

Bagby Hot Springs, Oregon

Bagby Hot Springs is actually a set of amazing bathhouses nestled in the forest outside of Estacada. They are one of Oregon’s most poplar hot springs, and for good reason.

1352 Saves

Backpacking to Russell Lake

Detroit, Oregon

This hike begins 7.5 miles down Whitewater Road at the Whitewater Trailhead, about 10 miles east of Detroit Lake. The road is bumpy, but can be navigated at slow speeds, even without four-wheel drive.

694 Saves

Hike to Ramona Falls

Rhododendron, Oregon

I'd been wanting to do this hike for quite a while, and when I found work taking me to Portland, I made my return trip through the Mt. Hood wilderness area.

608 Saves

Hike the Clackamas River Trail

Estacada, Oregon

To complete the whole almost 8 mile hike you will want to park a vehicle at each trailhead. You can start at either Indian Creek Trailhead or Fish Creek trailhead.

374 Saves

Hike the Salmon River Trail

Clackamas County, Oregon

Largely Flat Trail4.4 Miles out and BackOld Growth ForestRiver Scouting Opportunities There are seven trailheads all off to the right of E. Salmon River Road.

249 Saves

Winter Camp on Cache Mountain

Sisters, Oregon

Cache Mountain offers amazing views of Mt Jefferson, 3 Fingered Jack, Mt Washington and the North and Middle Sisters.

68 Saves

Backpack Three Fingered Jack

Sisters, Oregon

Begin this 2-3 day backpacking trek at the Santiam Pass trailhead off Highway 20, 31 miles east of Detroit and 21 miles west of Sisters, Oregon.

297 Saves

Hike Canyon Creek Meadow and 3 Fingered Jack

Jefferson County, Oregon

This hike is truly spectacular from the moment you step foot out of your car. Jack Lake lies at the beginning of the trail, and provides a beautiful sample of what's to come.

168 Saves

Hike to Coffin Mountain Fire Lookout

Linn County, Oregon

Coffin Mountain Fire Lookout is a beautiful day hike that takes you to its summit at 5771 feet elevation, covering roughly 1070 feet elevation gain. To get to the Coffin Mt.

700 Saves

Explore Mt. Jefferson

Marion County, Oregon

I went for a quick overnighter. The end of August is great for weather, very little bugs, and perfect time to meet and chat with PCT through hikers.

247 Saves

Winter Backpack Trip to Russell Lake in Jefferson Park

Marion County, Oregon

The trail starts at Breitenbush Trailhead and if you're doing a little extra research, can be found online as the Jefferson Park Via Park Ridge Hike. It is 11.

165 Saves

Climb Squaw Mountain

Clackamas County, Oregon

On a clear day, this short, secluded hike offers breath-taking views of Mt. St.

362 Saves

Hike McNeil Point

Mount Hood, Oregon

The hike to McNeil Point begins at Top Spur Trailhead, in the Mt. Hood National Wilderness. Follow signs for McNeil Point along the Pacific Crest and Timberline Trails heading north.

478 Saves