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Oct 5, 2010
Early in the spring of 2009 when the debate over the expansion of singletrack riding in Forest Park was gathering steam, I met up with members of the Northwest Trail Alliance (NWTA, formerly...
Oct 1, 2010
Ski Day To heck with an Indian Summer. Timberline announced this week that winter starts now. Thanks to an onslaught of late spring storms (and a fair bit of meticulous summer grooming) there’s...
Sep 30, 2010
From time to time during my tenure here at Portland Monthly I’ve had reason to reference Portland’s Little Red Book of Stairs.
The out-of-print guidebook, which was originally published in the...
Sep 29, 2010
Having a 16-mos old son in tow for my hiking trips these days, means I don’t always get out to the places I’d like to.
That quad-crushing, 10-mile trip to Paradise Park on Hood? Forget it. Ben...
Sep 28, 2010
On tap this week: Mount Hood vistas as seen from the Larch Mountain Trail in the Columbia River Gorge.
Get there: From I-84, take Corbett exit 22. Drive up Corbett Hill and turn left onto the...
Sep 24, 2010
Harvest Festival Tonight, Kruger’s Farm on Sauvie Island is hosting Howl at the Moon! Harvest Night, a benefit for the Portland Audubon Society. Hop on a hayride in search of migrating birds,...
Sep 22, 2010
Imagine a remote, windswept corner of the earth, and all that might inhabit that wild patch of land, and odds are that Art Wolfe’s lens has already been there to capture it.
A Pacific Northwest...
Sep 20, 2010
What pairs well with rain-soaked skies? A lacy multi-tiered 65-foot falls set in Washington’s lush Wind River Valley.
Get there: From Wind River Highway 30 to Forest Road 65. Look for the gravel...
Sep 17, 2010
Park(ing) Day If you’re wondering what all those mini patches of Astroturf are doing cropping up around the city, don’t worry; the Brady Bunch hasn’t invaded P-town for a reunion show. Its just...
Sep 16, 2010
Yesterday, Portland City Commissioner Nick Fish announced the completion of the city’s five management initiatives for Forest Park.
Put forth in June, the initiatives represented a renewed vigor...
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