Collins Lake Resort
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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Another fun day in Oregon! Today we moved east a bit over to Mt. Hood. The weather forecast was a bit tricky and kept us on our toes all day. Our drive over was through some mountains and through a few rain showers. When we got close to our camp, it was still a bit early, so we decided to drive up the mountain to Timberline Lodge. The lodge was right at the base of Mt. Hood, and in the winter it serves as base camp for many ski slopes. The lodge ...
... renowned Catholic Shrine and botanical garden. The heart of the shrine is Our Lady's Grotto, a rock cave carved into the base of a 110 foot cliff. Also located on the plaza level are gift shops, the Chapel of Mary and the Stations of the Cross.
Take a ride up a small elevator to upper level to visit the beautiful botanical gardens with its religious artwork, the meditation chapel and the Servite Monastery. The walks at the edge of the ...
Today was a marathon style morning and afternoon shift. We saw a large group of equestrians that requested we hold conversation with their horses so to prove we were not in fact wild bears. One horse was not buying our act and almost threw his rider in a moment of panic. Everyone else managed by without incident but everyone's horse left nice fresh organic garnish all over the trail for the next stretch, many thanks. We also ...
... a South bound attempt at the record. I was surprised that he stopped and shook my hand and chatted with for me a bit. Needless to say that put a smile on my face and a pep in my step the rest of the day. 8/16/2014 14 miles (2116) We made it to our next resupply at Timberline lodge. Some shots from the cult classic The Shining were filmed here. All hikers really care about here is the 5 star all you can eat breakfast buffet. We pushed miles hard last night and awoke ...
... that's the perfect spot, just a little dip, already cleared of rocks and sticks.
The second night, quite a thunderstorm rolled through the area. Lightning strikes, pounding thunder, torrential rains. At one point, a huge bolt of lightning illuminated the sky (through the tent and rain fly) and I started counting to gauge how close: ONE Mississippi, TWO-BOOOOOMMM!! Thunder that I could feel in my bones. Oh sh!t. My focus was ...