There's hiking and then there's HIKING. After a ridiculous, accidental 19.5-mile hike last summer in an attempt to summit Broken Top, I've decided I might be more of of the lower-case kind of hiker. I'm okay with that because the truth is, HIKING takes a lot of planning. I'm consistently worried about running out of snacks and water during my regular workday so trying to pre-plan for a real hike scares me a little. The cool thing about Central Oregon is there's opportunities for people of all skill levels to see some amazing views and get a little exercise in. The Central Oregon Visitors Association asked me to create a video on a couple easy hikes in the area and here's what I came up with. Even though I've hiked these trails time and time again -- I was taken back by what's all so easily accessible from Bend.
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