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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 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 13, 2010
Trail of the Month
Located just 30 minutes from downtown Portland, Oxbow Regional Park remains a surprisingly untamed destination. Red foxes, blacktail deer, bald eagles, blue herons—even black bears and cougars—roam...
Aug 25, 2010
Inside this narrow Columbia River Gorge slot canyon there are undoubtedly patches of earth and rock that have never felt the sun’s rays. A fact that makes Oneonta Gorge an ideal hideout to scurry...
Aug 17, 2010
Of all the reasons to visit Opal Creek—the immense, 1,000-year-old trees; the Ancient Forest Center; the waterfalls; the remains of the historic mining community, Jawbone Flats; the spotted owl;...
Aug 16, 2010
News and Notes
No doubt there are more than a few Portland-area riders who are counting down the hours until Mountain Bike Oregon’s annual rally down in Oakridge this weekend. The event, which draws some 300...
Aug 3, 2010
Give back to the dusty trails your hiking boots helped disrupt this summer. Volunteer with the Mount St. Helens Institute and get your trail karma back in line.
With more than 500 miles of trails...
Jul 21, 2010
When it comes to showing big love for Forest Park, you’d be hard-pressed to find any group more passionate about the park’s advocacy than the Forest Park Conservancy.
Since 1989, FPC has helped...
Jul 1, 2010
Silver Star Mountain doesn’t take long to make a lasting impression. Right from the trailhead you can peer out over what feels like all of Southwest Washington. Directly to the north, Mount St...
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