Umbrella Falls


Every once in awhile it’s fun to try a new area, especially with alpine meadows. And, to make it interesting, throw in a waterfall or two.

As much hiking as I’ve done on Mt. Hood, I never been to the area around Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort.

After parking, I soon reached 100-foot Sahalie Falls mostly hidden in a deep cut surrounded by dense forest.

In another several miles 60-foot Umbrella Falls appeared, a pretty spreading angled slide. It was a very pleasant area with nice campsites nearby.

From here it was only 1 1/2 miles to the Timberline Trail and lots of exploring of the alpine meadows above.

A very nice hike indeed!

Umbrella Falls

Umbrella Falls

Mt. Hood

Mt. Hood

Lewis's Monkeyflower

Lewis’s Monkeyflower

Timberline Trail

Timberline Trail

Sitka Mountain Ash Berries

Sitka Mountain Ash Berries

Mt. Hood

Mt. Hood

Goldenrod lining the lower trail

Goldenrod lining the lower trail

Mt. Hood

Mt. Hood

Upper alpine meadows

Upper alpine meadows

 

 

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3 comments

  1. Beautiful!

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  2. Great pictures John – thanks for sharing.

    Tom

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