Dispatch

Columbia Sportswear Takes on Gore-Tex

Can a Portland company topple the industry juggernaut?

10/10/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

Outdoors

From Aging Trailer to Fabulous Glamper

A Portland couple converts an antique motor home into the retro-inspired camper of their dreams.

09/27/2016 By Claire Colby

Fit City

Gym Spotlight: POINT Gym and Kitchen

This Central Eastside warehouse encourages Portlanders to train indoors and play outdoors.

08/22/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Outdoors

Watch This Hang-Glider Try to Catch Sweet, Sweet Air in Clinton Park

The "majesty of flight" indeed.

08/05/2016 By Marty Patail

CAMPING GUIDE

How to Camp Like a True Oregonian

We tapped a slew of Oregon experts for hard-earned tips and tricks for every kind of camping.

05/19/2016 By Rachel Ritchie and Benjamin Tepler

GAMES

You Can Rent These Giant Lawn Games for Your Next BBQ

A Portland-based designer crafts oversize games for the people.

05/10/2016 By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

BOOKS

A New Outdoor Guidebook Just for Women

Portland-born author Ruby McConnell looked everywhere for a book that covered outdoor lady matters—you know, peeing, periods, sex, etc. It didn't exist. So she wrote it.

03/08/2016 By Ramona DeNies

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Slide Show: Ski Around Crater Lake

Experience the country’s deepest lake in all its wintry glory.

02/23/2016

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Ten Once-in-a-Lifetime Cascadian Journeys

From ice cave expeditions to lavish river safaris to nostalgic train trips, here are the Pacific Northwest’s most epic getaways.

02/23/2016 Edited by Rachel Ritchie By Marty Patail, Benjamin Tepler, and Christopher Van Tilberg

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Explore Ice Caves in Whistler

Spring for an extravagant backcountry adventure amid Canada’s peaks.

02/23/2016 By Rachel Ritchie

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Slide Show: Explore Ice Caves in Whistler

Spring for an extravagant backcountry adventure amid Canada’s peaks.

02/23/2016 By Rachel Ritchie

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Slide Show: Lodge-Hop the Olympic Peninsula

Explore a rare, lichen-cloaked landscape—and some seriously old-school lodging.

02/23/2016 Photography by Olympic National Park & Forest

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Lodge-Hop the Olympic Peninsula

Explore a rare, lichen-cloaked landscape—and some seriously old-school lodging.

02/23/2016 By Rachel Ritchie

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Slide Show: Golf Bandon Dunes

Tackle the Northwest’s most challenging, maddening, and gorgeous golf course.

02/23/2016 Photography by Wood Sabold

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Golf Bandon Dunes

Tackle the Northwest’s most challenging, maddening, and gorgeous golf course.

02/23/2016 By Rachel Ritchie

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Ski Around Crater Lake

Experience the country’s deepest lake in all its wintry glory.

02/23/2016 By Christopher Van Tilburg

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Slide Show: Journey Back in Time in Eastern Oregon

Head east on a classic odyssey.

02/23/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Journey Back in Time in Eastern Oregon

Head east on a classic odyssey.

02/23/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Slide Show: Surf 'n' Soak in Tofino

A British Columbia gem offers equal parts exhilaration and relaxation.

02/23/2016 By Rachel Ritchie

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Surf ’n’ Soak in Tofino

A British Columbia gem offers equal parts exhilaration and relaxation.

02/23/2016 By Rachel Ritchie