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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,...
Jan 8, 2010
Thanks to Metro, 2010 has started off with a bang for urban wildlife lovers. Today the parks-loving governmental body announced that they have purchased 1,143-acres of open space in the Chehalem...
Dec 18, 2009
Santa’s not the only one making the long trek down from the polar north next week. Late December and January is whale migration season in the Northwest.
During the next month or so up to 18,000...
Dec 16, 2009
Flakes are once again flying on Mount Hood. And now that there’s finally a little more white stuff to play in, I wanted to share a few suggestions that I came up with when a friend asked me about...
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