On tap this week: Mount Hood vistas as seen from the Larch Mountain Trail in the Columbia River Gorge.
Get there: From I-84, take Corbett exit 22. Drive up Corbett Hill and turn left onto the Historic Columbia River Highway. Drive 5 miles to the Larch Mountain Road turnoff on the right. Continue for 14 miles to Larch Mountain picnic grounds, where the upper trailhead is located.