Backpacking to Broken Top & No Name Lake

Backpacking to Broken Top Mountain and No Name Lake in the Three Sisters Wilderness near Bend, Oregon is about 13 miles out and back trail. This trail gains roughly 2,657ft of elevation and is rated as a hard trail with lots of foot traffic. There are also a few alternate routes: the Broken Top Trail […]

Guide To Smith Rock State Park

Guide to Smith Rock State Park in Oregon | Somewhere Sierra

Known as one of the 7 Wonders of Oregon, the high-desert region of Smith Rock State Park does not disappoint. Smith Rock State Park is most widely known for it’s variety of Rock Climbing and being the birthplace of Sport Climbing, a style of climbing that relies on permanent anchors that are bolted into the […]

Backpacking The Timberline Trail Around Mount Hood

Backpacking The Timberline Trail | Somewhere Sierra

The Timberline Trail is a 41.1 mile loop that goes around the base of Mount Hood in Northern Oregon near the Hood River Area, about 1.5 hours east of Portland. Backpacking the Timberline Trail goes through about 10,300 ft of elevation gain and takes an average group or person between 3-5 days** to complete, depending […]