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 Hiking with Dogs: Newton Creek, Mt. Hood, OR

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PostSubject: Hiking with Dogs: Newton Creek, Mt. Hood, OR   Fri Jun 21, 2013 6:35 pm

Bodhi, a friend and I set out to hike Tom, Dick and Harry Mt. on the west side of Mt. Hood. When we arrived at the trailhead, the cloud deck was at the surface and it was raining hard. So we kept driving to the east side of the mountain to see if we could get out of the rain. When we reached the Mt. Hood Meadows parking lot, we were in the rain shadow.

We decided to hike a winter cross-country ski trail up to timberline if we could, not knowing the condition of creek crossings. The trail was dry with plenty of lupine and bear grass just opening up. Only a little snow was on the trail. We crossed Clark Creek on a bridge. Bodhi scampered right across. The next crossings were on logs. Bodhi does not like stream crossings on logs! We decided the crossing at Newton Creek would be too difficult, so we followed the Newton Creek trail up the mountain. We hiked out of the canyon to the Timberline Trail and beyond. Rather than chance having to retreat much further at an unfordable stream in Heather Canyon, we turned around and retraced our steps where the trail looped back. Temps were in the 50's, but Bodhi drank a quart of water.

big trees along the creek

lunch time along Newton Creek, scoured wide from winter avalanches and spring run-off

Bodhi, creekside

looking south from high point

where we turned around


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PostSubject: Re: Hiking with Dogs: Newton Creek, Mt. Hood, OR   Fri Jun 21, 2013 6:46 pm

looks like a nice day out! i want to go to mt hood so bad! Bodhi looks like he is having a blast!

were are headed out tomorrow to scoop out our summer plan of hiking and see how much snow is still left on the peaks, when i flew over them the first weekend of June it looked like winter Sad

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