Articles by Cari Gesch

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A Family Winter Weekend on Mt. Hood

March 7th, 2013

I want to visit Mt. Hood this winter, but I don’t ski or snowboard. What else is there to do? That’s a…

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What are some good indoor rainy day activities in the Mt Hood/Columbia River Gorge area? -Greggory D.

I would recommend checking out the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center/Wasco County History Museum in The Dalles, along…

October 29th, 2012- Post Your Answer
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On the Road with Farm to Fork: Parkdale

October 4th, 2012

Farm to Fork brings together local farms, wineries and chefs for a celebration of just one of the things that makes…

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Is there an apple tour in the Hood River area or around Mt Hood? Where is the best place for fall color?

Are you looking for an organized tour, or one you can drive on yourself? There are actually Gravenstein apples are…

September 12th, 2012- Post Your Answer
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What are your suggestions for a two-day trip in Mt Hood and Columbia River Gorge in October?

I would suggest using Hood River as a base for your two days here. Lots of lodging options, brew pubs, wineries and it&…

September 10th, 2012- Post Your Answer
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Is there an alpine slide somewhere around Mt. Hood?

Yes, there is an alpine slide on Mt Hood, located at Ski Bowl East. In addition to the slide, they have 20+ activities…

August 18th, 2012- Post Your Answer
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What is one of the most scenic places to visit? – G.S.

The Columbia River Gorge offers towering basalt cliffs, temperate rain forest, cascading waterfalls, and an abundance…

April 26th, 2012- Post Your Answer
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Where can I get information about the sightseeing train trips around the Mt. Hood? Also, can one get to the station from a local hotel by public transportation? – Bo B.

The Mount Hood Railroad website should give you all the information you need. Depending on where you are staying in…

April 26th, 2012- Post Your Answer
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About Author Cari Gesch

Cari, a resident of the Mount Hood foothills, is a photographer, writer, and wanderer of hiking trails and scenic byways. She captures images and stories of the experiences and destinations that make Oregon such an exciting place to live and play in on her blog, Wahkeena Exposures.

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