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LONG STORY SHORT

Bringing Outrigger Canoeing from the Islands to the Northwest

JD Davies, a master of water sports on the Columbia River, revives an ancient floating art form.

  • By Christopher Van Tilburg
  • Published 06/22/2015
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The Ultimate Mount Hood Hiking Route

Circumnavigate our favorite Cascade peak for an unforgettable forest adventure.

  • By Christopher Van Tilburg
  • Published 07/14/2014
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FEATURE

Circumnavigate Mount Hood by Foot or by Bike!

We've mapped out the possibilities for your Mount Hood summer adventure.

  • By Christopher Van Tilburg
  • Published 07/01/2013
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Cover Story

The Insider’s Guide to the Gorge

The Columbia River Gorge attracts more than 2 million visitors a year, and we’re betting you’re one of them. But how well do you really know our signature landscape? Sure, you’ve seen Multnomah Falls, maybe hoofed it up Angel’s Res

  • By Kasey Cordell, Brian Barker, Zach Dundas, Christopher Van Tilburg, Rachel Ritchie, Aaron Scott, Kate Bryant, Martin Patail, and Sara Gates
  • Published 05/25/2012
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Insider's Guide to the Gorge

Kite Rider

A local daredevil shines the spotlight on kitesurfing and watches the sport take off.

  • By Christopher Van Tilburg
  • Published 05/25/2012
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Fear Factor

Christopher Van Tilburg, MD shares his insights on some common wilderness predicaments.

  • By Christopher Van Tilburg
  • Published 05/17/2010
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Feature

Mt. Hood

As the temperatures dip towards freezing, that big A-shaped peak to the east, Mt. Hood, calls to Portlanders. We've put together a guide that highlights 23 of the mountain's most essential experiences.

  • By Kasey Cordell, Brian Barker, Christopher Van Tilburg, Rachel Ritchie, and Kelly O'Connor
  • Published 11/09/2009
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Choose Your Own Adventure

It's short. It's sweet. It's summer. And there's nothing worse than wasting these sun-filled days by logging hours behind the wheel just to reach some far-flung peak. (Plus with today's gas prices, who can afford it?) So we give you this: 18 ultimate outd

  • By Martha Calhoon, Stacey Wilson, Kasey Cordell, Brian Barker, Camas Davis, and Christopher Van Tilburg
  • Published 05/19/2009
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High-Tech Hunt

The sport of geocaching puts space-age technology in the palm of your hand and transforms a simple hike into a quest for treasure.

  • By Christopher Van Tilburg
  • Published 05/19/2009
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