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by MarkW
August 29th, 2019, 8:16 am
Forum: Hiking in the News
Topic: grand opening: Shellrock portion of HCRH
Replies: 9
Views: 981

Re: grand opening: Shellrock portion of HCRH

There is a beginning of a public transportation solution for the gorge, with the Columbia Gorge Express ( https://columbiagorgeexpress.com/ ), which goes from Gateway MAX station to Rooster Rock, Multnomah Falls, Cascade Locks, and Hood River. The major difficulty with making this available to many ...
by MarkW
May 4th, 2019, 11:32 am
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Abandoned roads
Replies: 11
Views: 3913

Re: Abandoned roads

There are many abandoned segments of US 99, detailed in this book.

https://www.powells.com/book/-9780965137768
by MarkW
May 19th, 2018, 8:56 am
Forum: Trail Rx
Topic: Kinzel Lake trail #665
Replies: 0
Views: 967

Kinzel Lake trail #665

I was scheduled to do a PCTA work party on 5-18 but I stupidly forgot to put my boots in the car so I was not allowed to participate. I made the best of the situation and hiked to Kinzel Lake. The trail is mostly in good shape but there are a few places that need work. There are a couple of 12-16 in...
by MarkW
April 23rd, 2018, 9:34 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New to the forum, but not to hiking
Replies: 2
Views: 810

New to the forum, but not to hiking

I have lived in the Portland area all of my life and have been camping/hiking since I was a kid. As an adult almost all of my camping trips have been backpack trips. I have been reading these forums for most of the time they have been up but haven't posted anything. That is just how I usually roll. ...