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For a change of pace, I drove to the east side of Mt. Hood near the Meadows Ski Resort.
Since it was going to get hot, I decided to hike up into the alpine meadows. And, to make it interesting, see a waterfall or two.
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!
Timberline Trail sign and the Umbrella Falls trail approaching the Timberline area