Jason Baker

Climb the Mt. Hood Summit

Oregon / Timberline Lodge

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

302 Saves

Snowshoe the Rim at Crater Lake NP

Oregon / Rim Village Visitor Center, Crater Lake NP

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.

1259 Saves

Hike to Bagby Hot Springs

Oregon / Bagby Hot Springs

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.

1250 Saves

Backpacking to Russell Lake

Oregon / Whitewater Trailhead

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.

658 Saves

Hike to Ramona Falls

Oregon / Ramona Falls Trailhead

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.

561 Saves

Hike the Clackamas River Trail

Oregon / Indian Creek Trailhead

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.

336 Saves

Hike the Salmon River Trail

Oregon / Salmon River Trailhead

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.

233 Saves

Winter Camp on Cache Mountain

Oregon / Cache Mountain

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

57 Saves

Backpack Three Fingered Jack

Oregon / Santiam Pass Trailhead

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.

275 Saves

Hike Canyon Creek Meadow and 3 Fingered Jack

Oregon / Jack Lake Trailhead

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.

160 Saves

Hike to Coffin Mountain Fire Lookout

Oregon / Coffin Mountain Trailhead

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.

653 Saves

Explore Mt. Jefferson

Oregon / Breitenbush Trailhead

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.

220 Saves

Winter Backpack Trip to Russell Lake in Jefferson Park

Oregon / Breitenbush Trailhead

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.

151 Saves

Climb Squaw Mountain

Oregon / Twin Springs Trailhead

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

331 Saves

Hike McNeil Point

Oregon / Top Spur Trailhead

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.

447 Saves