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Nov 16, 2010
OK, so as of this morning you have no doubt learned that the Beatles are finally available on iTunes. Which is great, because, let’s face it, here in the digital age, the prospect of burning the...
Nov 10, 2010
Another whopper of a storm has coated the mountain in the last 24 hours—11 inches at Timberline, ditto over at Meadows. Which begs the question: How do you like your snow? Dry and light? Steep and...
Oct 26, 2010
Yesterday Oregon Parks and Recreation Department announced that the new southern trailhead on the Banks-Vernonia State Trail is set to open to trail users for the first time beginning this Friday...
Oct 14, 2010
Bike Trail Ride
This Saturday, the Northwest Trail Alliance will be hosting a fresh-brewed, coffee-fueled rally in an effort to demonstrate Portland cyclists’ desire to increase singletrack biking trails in...
Oct 12, 2010
This Thursday OPB’s Oregon Field Guide, which kicked off its 22nd season last week, is devoting a half-hour special on Forest Park.
Filmed over the course of the last year, the show brings to...
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 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...
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