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An Ashland Native Conquers Snorkeling on Maui

Micah Wolf, owner of Maui's The Snorkel Store, on snorkeling and the island's connection to Oregon.

  • 04/07/2015
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35 Reasons to Explore the Gorge this Fall

The Friends of the Columbia Gorge present 35 guided treks for everyone—families, couples and friends, and lone-adventurers.

  • 09/08/2014
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The Last Silent Forest

Five hours from Portland, the Hoh Rainforest in Olympic National Park is one of 12 places where silence is still possible.

  • 07/28/2014
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Summer Bouldering to Rock Your World

Moderate temps and dry surfaces from June to October open up one of Oregon’s fastest growing sports to the outdoors.

  • 06/03/2014
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A City Slicker's Guide to Hunting

Hunting can be an intimidating sport. We offer a beginner's guide to bringing out your inner predator.

  • 11/15/2013
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Cottonwood Canyon Slated to Open

On Sept 25, Oregon's newest state park opens to hikers, campers, and fishers, a mere two hours from Portland

  • 09/25/2013
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Oregon's Best State Parks for Adventurers

Seeking the trail less traveled? Whether you’re chasing adrenalin or a bit of solitude, these spots deliver.

  • 08/01/2013
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Circumnavigate Mount Hood by Foot or by Bike!

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

  • 07/01/2013
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Portland ParkScore #7 in National Tests!

Take that, #10 Seattle! For us in Portland, appreciating our parks is second nature.

  • 06/12/2013
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River Wild

Elite kayakers take on the Northwest's craziest white water—the raucous Little White Salmon River.

  • 06/03/2013
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Get Out

Skibowl’s Cosmic Tubing Gets an Upgrade

With snow just a whiff away, Skibowl gears up for a busy season at its newly revamped Adventure Park.

  • 11/20/2012
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Slide Show: 25 Cozy Northwest Lodges

When Jack Frost comes nipping, we head for these amazing Oregon and Washington escapes.

  • 11/16/2012
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Suit Up! Huge Activewear Sales at Nau and Icebreaker

Find out how to get up to 70 percent off at outdoor brands Nau and Icebreaker.

  • 11/12/2012
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In Your Bag

New LaCrosse Boot Lines Bring Sass to the Season

The Portland-based company's new women's boot collection puts the "fun" in functional rain gear.

  • 11/07/2012
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Cover Story

8 Great Northwest Swimming Holes

Our guide to close-in swimming holes doles out details on where to get wet, whether you’re a family of four looking for calm waters (and close-by restrooms) or an adventurous couple seeking a secluded spot to soak up the sun.

  • 07/17/2012
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Trail of the Month

L. L. “Stub” Stewart State Park

Mountain bike enthusiasts have a new singletrack trail to cycle through.

  • 05/23/2012
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Trail of the Month

Stacker Butte/Dalles Mountain Ranch

Fantastic flora and gorgeous views of the Three Sisters make Stacker Butte/Dalles Mountain Ranch a trail worth taking.

  • 03/23/2012

Trail of the Month

Mount Talbert

Mount Talbert stands as the largest remaining undeveloped butte in northern Clackamas County covered in 200 acres of forest and meadows. The butte makes a great hiking spot accessible from four trailheads.

  • 01/14/2011
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Mud Room

Surf Survivor

Was it an oceanic miracle that caused Peter Mel's long-lost balsawood surfboard to wash up on the shore at Arch Cape?

  • 01/14/2011
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Trail of the Month

Klickitat Trail

Tucked in the rain shadow of the Cascades, the Klickitat Trail once rumbled with Burlington Northern railcars. Today, the 31-mile path links the towns of Lyle and Warwick, and is a haven for sun-starved hikers and bikers.

  • 11/16/2010
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