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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

GET OUT

Backpacking the Emigrant Wilderness

A look at Yosemite’s wild sister to the north

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 07/16/2014

NORTHWEST EVENTS

Brewers Find Inspiration in Forest Park

A walking program invites local brewers to explore the great Northwest to inspire new beers.

  • By Andrea Harvey
  • Published 07/10/2014

FIELD STUDIES

16 Perfect Trails for Exploring Mount St. Helens

Whether you're scouting for a family-friendly stroll or a three-day backpacking challenge, we've rounded up the best hiking opportunities on the volcano's west, east, and south sides.

  • By Maya Seaman, Aaron Scott, and Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 06/02/2014

COVER STORY

The Essential Guide to Mount St. Helens

We explore the mountain's top trails and campgrounds, history and lore, and take in in-depth look inside the historic eruption.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 06/02/2014

GET OUT

Adventures on Kauai

PoMo’s intrepid staff members travelled to Hawaii’s “Garden Isle,” in search of tropical wilderness for both budget and big-ticket travelers.

  • By Benjamin Tepler and Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/25/2014

DAY TRIPPER

Bagby Hot Springs

It's always the right season for a pilgrimage to Oregon's rustic natural spa, tucked in the woods of the Cascade Range.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 02/26/2014

DEAL

Stevenson Offers Discount to Gorge Hikers

From Oct 18–20, Stevenson, WA is offering hikers a 10% discount at local businesses

  • By Ally Bordas
  • Published 10/04/2013

HAPPENINGS

Historic Gorge Trail Opening with a Bang

Sept 13–15, spend a weekend in Cascade Locks for the Historic Highway Trail opening, with hikes, bike rides, and other festivities

  • By Emily Gravlin
  • Published 08/30/2013
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