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Mar 19, 2010
A quick check-in with some friends’ weekend plans revealed the following: As I type this, one is en route to Otter Rock for a day of surfing. Another will be trekking out to Seaquest State Park...
Mar 16, 2010
The beauty of the Western wake-robin
Mar 5, 2010
If you’re one of those folks who happens to think everything sounds a bit jazzier with an English accent, hold on to your hat. This week, Oregon Uncovered, a popular European travel show, has...
Mar 1, 2010
Okay, Geocachers—time to gear up. The City of Gresham is sponsoring a hunt for the GPS-enabled, treasure-chasers among us. (I know you’re out there, the sport was invented here after...
Feb 15, 2010
Beyond the Bridges
Hawaii’s Big Island offers mystical volcanoes, all-inclusive resorts, sunny weather, clear water, and swimming with dolphins.
Feb 2, 2010
Holy snow gods! Has anyone noticed what’s going on out Jackson way? As in Jackson Hole, blessed land of the saber-toothed Tetons, the country’s gnarliest aerial tram (no offense, OHSU), and the...
Feb 1, 2010
"Mount St Helens"
Sure, Mount St. Helens is right in our backyard. But don’t let the stone’s-throw proximity fool you. If you’re thinking about an adventure to the summit of its famously flattened cinder cone later...
Jan 22, 2010
As a skier or snowboarder at a resort, it’s easy to feel a certain amount of invincibility on the slopes. Sure, there are always gapers to dodge, and, yeah you hear about people losing control and...
Jan 14, 2010
Forget shovels and pick axes. If Northwest Trail Alliance (formerly Portland United Mountain Pedalers) members get their wish, the next mile of newly laid singletrack trail that you ride will have...
Jan 12, 2010
Last week I noticed that Mount Hood Meadows is offering a deal for a discounted spring ski pass. Here’s how it works: if you commit to plunking down $119 by January 31 for the pass, come March 1,...
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