Displaying all 14 articles
0815 mcneilpoint g69hmc

HAPPY TRAILS

Hiking and Biking in Mt Hood Territory

Picture-perfect meadows, ripe huckleberries, alpine lakes, and the country’s longest network of mountain-bike-specific trails on federal land await your muddy boots.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 07/20/2015
Nora jane struthers and the party line abaiv3

NORTHWEST EVENTS

Timberline Lodge's Mountain Music Festival

This Labor Day, jam out on Mt. Hood.

  • By Andrea Harvey
  • Published 08/21/2014
Summitinghood h9f7bi

GET OUT

Your Game Plan For Summitting St. Helens, Hood, and Adams

A trio of nearby peaks beckon—here’s how beginners can start their ascent.

  • By Devan Schwartz
  • Published 07/21/2014
Skiing jvxqr6

TRAIL OF THE MONTH

Summit Trail No. 691

A local secret revealed: this Sandy-area cross-country ski and snowshoe trail offers gentle, rolling terrain that's perfect for Nordic newbies.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 02/03/2014
Autobahn002 oqzrqx

BEYOND THE BRIDGES

Snow Days: 3 Oregonian Winter Weekends

Mount Hood, Hoodoo, and Mount Bachelor showcase the Northwest at its wintry best.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 01/02/2014
Img 1266 hmfe2a

Slideshow

Slide Show: Inspiration Loop Trail

Venture through some of Oregon's newest designated wilderness on Mount Hood's remote northern flanks—via snowshoe or skis.

  • Published 11/14/2013
Shutterstock 1589848 cuu360

INSIDE THE MAGAZINE

Travel Talk in the July Issue

Travel tips and outdoor adventures from Portland Monthly's July issue in one handy place, including Mt Hood hikes and our Oregon Golf Guide

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 07/03/2013
0713 mt hood sign thumb wiu0zu

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
0613 hood river mountain trail thumb wycauv

TRAIL OF THE MONTH

Hood River Mountain Trail

Views of the craggy mountain, rustic barns, and fields of wildflowers may have you singing "the hills are alive..."

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 06/03/2013
Gearhart 2 l1tao9

ON THE WATER

Best Waterfront Daytrips

  • By Kasey Cordell, Rachel Ritchie, Aaron Scott, and Martin Patail
  • Published 04/29/2013
1209 42 snowshoer vxldg4

Article

Local's Guide to Mt. Hood

Whether you’re a rabid ski bum or have never strapped on a pair of snowshoes, we’ve got the inside line on our beloved mountain’s essential experiences: the best places to sled, the gnarliest runs, and even the coziest spots to sip an après-ski beverage.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 08/25/2012
Skibowl aohjnh

Snow Report

8 Reasons to Love Mount Hood

From moonlight snowshoes to slope-side saunas, winter brings myriad reasons to swoon over our signature peak.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 01/11/2012

WEEKEND PLANS

Get Out Guide

Beachcombing, wildlife refuges, and a 150-foot-long halfpipe—it's time to jump into the weekend.

  • Published 07/09/2010
06 39 trails opener epcehk

Feature

Hikes & Bikes

One of the best things about living in Portland is the ease with which we can escape the city for more rugged delights. So we paged through guidebooks, consulted local experts, and wore a little leather off our own boots...

  • By Kasey Cordell, Brian Barker, Kaitlin Johnson, Ariel Bleicher, Victoria Nguyen, and Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/20/2009
Displaying all 14 articles