Three Waterfalls, One Spring, One Lake, Another Waterfall, 11 Miles, One Day

Fair Warning: This is going to be a longer, more picture-heavy post because this was a longer, picture-heavy day. We’ve used our camping spot in the Deschutes National Forest as a base of operations to visit several attractions within the Newberry National Volcanic Monument but weren’t finished with the area just yet. Knowing we were …

Exploring A Nameless Caldera

When we decided to stay in the area and explore as many of the attractions the Newberry National Volcanic Monument has to offer we needed to find a free camping spot in the Deschutes National Forest. Since we’ve been hanging out with a friend who travels in a “Skoolie” (converted school bus) with minimal ground clearance …

Oasis Biocompatible Cleaning Products

We are firm believers in, and practice the tenets of, many mantras about keeping the outdoor recreation areas we use clean and preserved for future visitors and generations. Sayings like “Pack It In, Pack It Out,” “Leave No Trace,” “Take Only Pictures, Leave Only Footprints” and, essentially “Leave It Better Than You Found It” all …