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THE DOG KID

Travel Tips and Treats

Welcome to The Dog Kid, a blog created to share experiences with my dog kid, Zax.  Look around, enjoy and ask questions

 

Hex Mountain

10/23/2021 I had done this hike for the first time back in February on snowshoes but this was a very different experience in the rainy...

Mt. Ellinor

10/2/21 We drove up to Hoodsport to sleep at the Mt. Ellinor trailhead and get an early start. Unfortunately, a flat tire later with no...

South sister summit

7/31/21 This is another one that I last minute decided to rover Zax. It was a hard decision but with the leash law in place I was worried...

Aspen to Crested Butte

7/17-7/18/21 Sadly Zax wasn’t able to make the trip due to new airline regulations but I still wanted to share the trip. We did the west...

Wahkeena Falls

7/6/21 We did a quick 5.5mi hike in the gorge Tuesday night and caught the sunset. It was much cooler and less crowded than day. This is...

Ape canyon

6/19/21 We had a forecast of clear nice weather so headed to ape canyon for mt St. Helens views. We lucked out and also got great hood,...

Sunset at silver star

6/16/21 I went to show my roommate this post and realized it never got made so it’s a little late. We went up from grouse vista and we...

Sunday sunset

5/2/21 After paddle boarding, we scooted up the gorge to Mosier plateau for a wildflower sunset. This hike is about 1-1.5mi up and then...

Coldwater Lake

4/17/21 Initially we tried to walk the ridge to a peak but got stopped by a ranger saying the area was closed. It started as a snow hike...

Wild as the flowers

4/16/21 We went out the dalles mountain ranch. My parents were in town. It ended up being about 6 miles. It was very hot and not much...

Tamanawanas falls

4/9/21 We went around 6pm so had the falls to ourselves. Used microspikes. Nothing new to this one. I blogged about this hike previously...

Hamilton!

4/4/21 Hamilton mountain has become a go to when I want to stay closer to home and don’t have many ideas. It’s always pretty, a good...

Dog mountain sunset

3/26/21 We headed up to dog mountain after work/ daycare on Friday. Jogged a lot of it to not spend too much time in the dark. It was...

Wilson river

3/20/21 We went to the king mountain trailhead but then decided to turn left at the Wilson river trail and walk along the river. It was a...

Gorge day

2/28/21 Today we decided to do a quick closer hike so we could redo floors in a bedroom after. We hit 2 waterfalls and started on a...

Yale Lake

2/27/21 I was actually driving to do another hike when the beautiful water of Yale lake caught my attention and I pulled to the side of...

Potato Hill

2/7/21 This was a last minute decision as someone cancelled on me for plan hike and I was willing to drive to snow (he was not 😜) but...

 

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