Activity Notes

Please keep in mind during these COVID-19 times that all hikes are subject to current Oregon government recommendations/regulations which may change hike plans on short notice, including requiring cancellation.

LEADER: David Rempel, 928 587-0511,

MEETING: 7:00 a.m. Gateway/99th Av. P&R Transit Center; please be there at least 10 minutes early so we can depart at 7:00 a.m. sharp. 

TRAILHEAD: Tamanawas Falls TH, 45.3472N, 121.5718W  (Google Maps accepts as destination in this form).

WEATHER & DRESS: It's tough to predict mountain weather this time of year. Be watching the forecast as we approach our hike date, and dress appropriately. In addition, Trekking poles, hiking boots & foot traction devices (e.g., Yaktrax, microspikes, etc.--no crampons) are required.

NW FOREST PASSYES--required for parking (not available at the trailhead).

LUNCH: We will do lunch at Tamanawas Falls.

COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS: Be sure to read the COVID-19 protocols (including social distancing, masks worn on the trail when less than 6' from others, no group snacks to pass around/share, sorry car pooling is discouraged--except for household members & will not be organized by the leader at the meeting place)--for more details see,

THURSDAY NIGHT EMAIL: David will put out an email on Thursday to all who are signed-up to provide any new/changed information and to discuss weather and dress.

DOG HIKE: Yes--dogs are welcome, please keep on a leash.

AFTER HIKE ACTIVITY (optional): For those interested, we can discuss a place to stop for a bite on the way home. 

EMERGENCY CONTACT: Please be sure to leave your itinerary with your listed contact person and provide our emergency contact name/ph.# to them. 

Other Information
Driving Distance from Portland 136 miles
Distance - Round Trip 4 miles
Expected Duration Car to car in one day
Relevant Maps MH11
Awards Qualified Mt. Hood Award, Waterfall Award