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Thru Hiking the Oregon Coast Trail: An Elusive Route

“Do you like long walks on the beach?” my friend teased; referencing how I’d earlier rolled my eyes at this cliché interest listed on a facebook profile. I smiled, and had to admit the irony of my judgment as I looked around at the giant boulders jutting from the ocean and the seemingly endless expanse…… Continue reading Thru Hiking the Oregon Coast Trail: An Elusive Route

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Brookings, Oregon: The End of the Oregon Coast Trail [photos]

For roughly two weeks I followed the Oregon Coast Trail by means of foot and wheel, finally finishing the trip outside Brookings, Oregon and camping there for two nights with the boyfriend. Although hikers can feasibly attempt the trail as a thru-trail, most opt to do it in a series of short day hikes. After…… Continue reading Brookings, Oregon: The End of the Oregon Coast Trail [photos]

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Hitching a Ride from an Oregon State Trooper

We shyly put our thumbs down when we realized the car headed towards us had the ominous stamp of a state trooper vehicle. That did nothing to stop them from doing a u-turn in the middle of the highway and slowing to a stop just in front of me. Like an angry parent, the driver…… Continue reading Hitching a Ride from an Oregon State Trooper

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Hiking in Cascade Head, Oregon

Neskowin to Lincoln City The trail unofficially known as Phil was closed for good reason. But since our new friends in Neskowin who had dragged a plastic dining set to the beach to share a sunset pasta dinner with us had assured us it was OK to hike, we trekked on. A mudslide perhaps had…… Continue reading Hiking in Cascade Head, Oregon