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Apr 9, 2010
Take it to the Bank The 4th Annual Full Sail Banked Slalom gets underway on Saturday up at Mount Hood Meadows. Just what is a banked slalom you ask? Think Boardercross (skiers too!) like in the...
Apr 8, 2010
Quick: what cinematic calling card do Paul Newman, Tommy Lee Jones, and Pierce Brosnan all have in common? [Cue Jeopardy tune.]
If you guessed camping it up in disaster movies, specifically ones...
Apr 7, 2010
So if you haven’t heard yet, Portland was knocked off its lofty perch as America’s top biking city yesterday. That’s right. According to Bicycling Magazine the fairer half of the twin-cities,...
Apr 6, 2010
When it comes to nabbing endorsements on being Oregon’s next governor, John Kitzhaber and his cowboy boots appear more like leather-clad steamrollers. In the past couple of weeks, he’s smashed his...
Apr 2, 2010
Can it The snow is going off on Hood. And so are the deals. Today at Skibowl, a donation of four canned goods nets you a free lift ticket. The donations benefit Portland Police Bureau’s Sunshine...
Apr 1, 2010
There are lots of rumors circulating around the blogosphere today. (If you haven’t heard, the US Outdoor Store has reportedly purchased Mount Hood.) But here’s a cold hard truth: all that deep...
Mar 30, 2010
Well, here’s an idea that’ll keep some of those new America the Beautiful quarters in your pocket. Last week, the National Park Service announced that for National Park Week (April 17 – 25) they’d...
Mar 26, 2010
Scavenger Hunt Okay, so much for my raving last week about the wonders of spring skiing. Slushy snow and suntans be damned, it’s freaking dumping on Mount Hood. Meadows, which reported about 15...
Mar 25, 2010
It probably goes without saying that this week’s national headlines have featured more than enough politics to go around. But I’d be remiss if I didn’t take a minute to point out that here on the...
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...
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