Tara Warolin

  • Backpack to Upper Lena Lake

    The hike to Upper Lena Lake is a beautiful one. It first takes you past Lena Lake, which is a very popular weekend destination for families. Luckily you're pushing on to Upper Lena Lake that sits in a peaceful alpine meadow with Mt. Lena and Mt. B...

    14 miles 3900 ft gain

  • Backpack to Snow Lake by Mt. Whittier

    The Coldwater Lake Recreation Area has restrooms, telephones, and a picnic area. Make sure you have already acquired your permits for camping in the Mt. Margaret back country.Follow trail #211, which runs along the entire 4.5 mile length of Coldwa...

    16 miles 2700 ft gain

  • Hike to Drift Creek Falls

    This hike down to Drift Creek Falls is more of an easy stroll. But before you reach the trail head, if coming from the north, make sure to stop at Oregon's oldest covered bridge off Bear Creek Rd.The trail head to Drift Creek Falls will be farther...

    3.5 miles 490 ft gain

  • Hike to Heather Lake

    The trail takes you on a gradual climb up to Heather Lake with beautiful second growth to admire along the way. The trail can be very wet and muddy with many tree roots to catch your toes, so make sure to wear a sturdy pair of tennis shoes or hiki...

    4.6 miles 1034 ft gain

  • Hike to Lower Curtiss Glacier and Camp at Lake Ann

    The trail begins just below Artist Point and is well marked from a paved parking lot. Make sure to have a Northwest Forest Pass for your vehicle. Start your hike by descending on switchbacks through sub-alpine forest. It's a nice start, but rememb...

    8.2 miles 1900 ft gain

  • Hike to the top of Hannegan Peak for 360° views

    Park at the end of the Hannegan Pass Road (FS 32) for the trailhead. Dogs are allowed on a leash. Bring plenty of water and snacks! The first couple of miles are fairly level. It becomes more inclined around mile three, and then goes into switchba...

    10.4 miles 3100 ft gain

  • Hike to the Kaniakapupu Ruins

    From Waikiki, get on the Pali Highway (Hwy 61). Take Nuuanu Pali Dr on the right. Park in the dirt lot by the highway for the Lulumahu Trail. Walk back down Nuuanu Pali Dr but don't be fooled by all the trails going into the jungle. The opening is...

    0.75 miles

  • Hike to Carter & Narada Falls

    This hike starts off with a bang! The first thing you do is walk out into a rocky riverbed and get an amazing view of Mt. Rainier. From there, you'll cross a long log bridge to get over the river and head into the woods.After 1.1 miles, you'll com...

    5.4 miles

  • Hike to Lulumahu Falls

    Park off the Old Pali Highway before the lookout in the dirt parking lot. There is an entry along the fence that will go through. The first part of the hike takes you through a bamboo forest. Most of the time it will be muddy, so be prepared to g...

    2.3 miles 900 ft gain