Kristine Wallace, Dog Services
Last month I enjoyed a perfect autumn walk (ok...maybe more of a hike) from Timberline Lodge to the Silcox Hut on Mt. Hood. The one mile distance seems short, but the 1000ft elevation gain makes it challenging and the great view makes it rewarding. There was a little snow in places on the trail but it was T-shirt weather so getting some snow in your shoe was actually refreshing! This is definitely a seasonal walk...upon returning this month, I found that the same "walk" would now require snow shoes!