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Silver Star Snowshoe

Silver Star Snowshoe

by Steve Jones Ed Blodgett and I took advantage of wonderful day Tuesday February 9th and snowshoed from above the quarry on the DNR 1180 Road up an old Jeep trail to the Chinook Trail. This route is fairly safe from avalanches and avoids driving to the FR 4109...
Eagle Creek Trail Closure Work

Eagle Creek Trail Closure Work

by Steve Jones I worked on the CLOSED Eagle Creek Trail Friday February 6th. The road to the parking lot is barricaded and the trail is barricaded in two places. High winds and rain cause work parties to be canceled for safety but it was a drizzly day so we set off to...
Eagle Creek Trail Closure

Eagle Creek Trail Closure

by Steve Jones Our recent rains have created multiple landslides in area burned by recent forest fires. This affects the Oregon side of the Chinook Trail. Also on the Oregon portion of the Chinook Trail the September windstorm blew down over 40 trees across the upper...
Bluff Mountain Trail

Bluff Mountain Trail

by Steve Jones Last Saturday on 1/16/21 Rod Hooker from Washington Trails Association and myself hiked on the Bluff Mountain Trail. The Forest Road 41 is in terrible shape and regular passenger cars will bottom out in the plethora of potholes on the way to the Bluff...