Photo detail

A hiker crosses a wooden trail bridge over Cold Springs Creek. This mountain creek is located high on Mount Hood and the trail leads to a waterfall, a great place to cool down when temperatures in the gorge get high.

Stories this photo appears in:

Beat the heat — Outdoors!

The one thing that I don’t deal very well with is heat and it looks like thermometers in The Dalles will be in the triple digits through July 4. And that makes me cranky. I don’t like hot weather, but after living in the gorge for several decades I have found three sure fire ways to stay cool even when you can fry an egg on the sidewalk:

June 27, 2015 11:41 a.m. read more..


Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Sign in to comment


Information from The Chronicle and our advertisers (Want to add your business to this to this feed?)