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HAPPY TRAILS

Tips for Hiking with Kids from Real Portland Parents

"Everything will be fine as long as you keep in mind that children have no forethought or self-preservation skills."

  • By Fiona McCann, Kelly Clarke, Margaret Seiler, Allison Jones, and Brian Barker
  • Published 07/28/2015
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HAPPY TRAILS

A Field Guide to the Best Hiking and Biking Trails in Oregon

34 amazing places to hike, bike, and explore from Hood to the coast—and beyond.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 07/21/2015
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HAPPY TRAILS

Hiking and Biking the Columbia River Gorge

Bike abandoned rail lines, hike to swimming holes, and seek out secret waterfalls

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 07/20/2015
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HAPPY TRAILS

Hiking and Biking Along the Oregon Coast

From epic views and Hobbit trails to boardwalk biking and strolls through quaint seaside towns, the coast is calling.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 07/20/2015
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HAPPY TRAILS

Hiking and Biking in the Portland Metro Area

No time for a weekend away? Explore the adventures in your own backyard.

  • By Margaret Seiler and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 07/20/2015
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HAPPY TRAILS

Hiking and Biking in Mt Hood Territory

Picture-perfect meadows, ripe huckleberries, alpine lakes, and the country’s longest network of mountain-bike-specific trails on federal land await your muddy boots.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 07/20/2015
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HAPPY TRAILS

An Oregonian's Guide to Hiking and Biking in Washington

Don't let a state border keep you from tackling some of the best trails around.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 07/20/2015
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HAPPY TRAILS

Hiking and Biking in the Willamette Valley

Wine isn't the only reason to head to the valley, where you'll also find old-growth firs, misty swimming holes, and volcanic switchbacks with killer views.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 07/20/2015
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HAPPY TRAILS

Hiking and Biking in Central Oregon

Ancient lava tubes, bright wildflowers, and crystal-blue rivers are just a few hours away.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 07/20/2015
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OUTDOORS

Beer and Hiking...A Match Made in Heaven!

This summer, beer lovers and brewers will draw inspiration from Oregon nature.

  • By Rachel Sandstrom
  • Published 05/21/2015
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BODY TALK

Hiking Kilimanjaro at 300 Pounds—and Finding Self-Love Along the Way

We chat with the author of the inspiring new memoir Gorge about Africa's tallest peak, writing with Cheryl Strayed, and a battle-won relationship with her body.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 04/07/2015
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DEALS & HAPPENINGS

Take a Hike in the Gorge and Reap the Rewards

For one weekend in October, hikers in the Columbia River Gorge can scoop up sweet discounts in Stevenson, Washington.

  • By Sara Rangel
  • Published 10/01/2014
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GET OUT

35 Reasons to Explore the Gorge this Fall

The Friends of the Columbia Gorge present 35 guided treks for everyone—families, couples and friends, and lone-adventurers.

  • By Eric Earle
  • Published 09/08/2014
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GEAR UP

Hiking App Uncovers Over 400 Hidden Viewpoints

Acclaimed Oregon photographer Rodney Lough, Jr. shares 18 years worth of outdoor discoveries with a new phone app.

  • By Sarah Richards
  • Published 08/21/2014
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SEIZE THE SUMMER

10 Adrenaline-Packed Summer Days

Looking for a healthy dose of adventure? Gather your friends, pack up your gear, and make it count.

  • By Caleb Diehl, Marty Patail, Aaron Scott, Rachel Ritchie, and Zach Dundas
  • Published 08/01/2014
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SEIZE THE SUMMER

The Northwest's Best Hidden Waterfalls

Cool off with a sojourn to one of these five falling favorites.

  • By Adam Sawyer
  • Published 08/01/2014
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GEAR UP

Hiking Book Combines Research with Great Design

With full-color maps, photographs, and easy directions, Lisa Holmes’s guide has everything you need to plan a summer excursion.

  • By Caleb Diehl
  • Published 07/24/2014
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GET OUT

Your Game Plan For Summitting St. Helens, Hood, and Adams

A trio of nearby peaks beckon—here’s how beginners can start their ascent.

  • By Devan Schwartz
  • Published 07/21/2014
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GET OUT

8 Great Afternoon Hikes and Rides

Five trails and three bike routes that celebrate Northwest splendor—without the long haul.

  • Published 07/21/2014
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GET OUT

Backpacking the Emigrant Wilderness

A look at Yosemite’s wild sister to the north

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 07/16/2014
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