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Slideshow

Slide Show: The Hood Old Days

Who was the first person to summit the mountain? Who dedicated Timberline Lodge? What's the deal with that igloo thing? This slideshow is sure to give you all the details on the history of Mt Hood.

  • Published 11/17/2009

Timeline

The Hood Old Days

Who was the first person to summit the mountain? Who dedicated Timberline Lodge? What's the deal with that igloo thing? This slideshow is sure to give you all the details on the history of Mt Hood.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 11/17/2009

BEST ROUTES

The Inside Track at Mt. Hood Meadows

Welcome to Mt Hood Meadows. With terrain this good, you can’t afford to stand around gaping, wondering where to go. You need a plan. So we tapped Jeremy Riss, the mountain’s ski-school manager, for some solid advice on our local volcano’s biggest ski area

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 11/10/2009

Feature

Lore of the Mountain

Since 1896, more than 130 people have died in the process of summiting Mt. Hood. Still, more than 10,000 people attempt the feat each year. Here are five of the most unforgettable stories from Hood's peaks.

  • By Ivan Miller and Brian Barker
  • Published 11/10/2009

Appendix

Parlez-Vous "Bro"?

Here's a guide to snow slang for those upcoming days on the mountain.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 11/09/2009

Feature

Mt. Hood

As the temperatures dip towards freezing, that big A-shaped peak to the east, Mt. Hood, calls to Portlanders. We've put together a guide that highlights 23 of the mountain's most essential experiences.

  • By Kelly O'Connor, Rachel Ritchie, Christopher Van Tilburg, Brian Barker, and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 11/09/2009

Beyond the Bridges

Sunny Side Up

Sayulita, a tiny village of 2,500, still feels like one imagines it did during the 16th century, when the Spanish first happened upon it. Even the Mexicans began settling it only in 1941.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 10/09/2009

EXPLORE HIDDEN OREGON: AN APPENDIX

Roadside Attraction

A staple of any long car ride is the tourist trap. Here's our guide to some of Oregon's most curious ones.

  • Published 09/18/2009

Web Exclusive

Set Out for the South

Portland Monthly editor Rachel Ritchie shares pictures from her getaway adventure into Southeast Oregon.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 09/11/2009

Web Exclusive

Experience the East

Portland Monthly editor Kasey Cordell takes us with her through Eastern Oregon.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 09/11/2009

Web Exclusive

Going Coastal

Portland Monthly Editor Brian Barker shares his pictures from his tour of Southern Oregon, and up Highway 101 along the Oregon Coast.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 09/11/2009

FALL TRAVEL

Explore Hidden Oregon

From the sprawling emptiness of southeastern Oregon to the rough tranquility of the Oregon Coast, the state is ripe for exploring. No matter where you're going to, there are some lesser-known gems that can't be missed. We've found 30 such adventures.

  • By Rachel Ritchie, Brian Barker, Randy Gragg, and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 09/11/2009

Beyond the Bridges

Perfect Pairing

Luxury resort the Allison makes inroads in the underdeveloped Willamette Valley.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 08/17/2009

Slideshow

Slide Show: Perfect Pairing

Luxury resort the Allison makes inroads in the underdeveloped Willamette Valley.

  • Published 08/17/2009

Mudroom

How To…Hunt for Huckleberries

If you plan on picking huckleberries this August, make sure you have a game plan.

  • By Kim Winternheimer
  • Published 07/20/2009

Article

River Lodges

Now that you know where to go, where do you stay? Luckily we have also found the best lodges, cottages and cabins to complement your river adventure.

  • By Ariel Bleicher and Lynette Sanchez
  • Published 06/26/2009

Portland's Best Water

Rivers

Only fifty-five of Oregon's twelve thousand waterways are accorded protection by the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. Even so, exploring exploring all fifty-five would take a lifetime. For this summer, we’ve culled the list to an essential six. Our criteria? N

  • By Frederick Reimers, Ariel Bleicher, Alexis Rehrmann, and Randy Gragg
  • Published 06/22/2009

Beyond the Bridges

Victorian Queen

While British Columbia's capital, Victoria, may shout Imperialism, there's more than just tea and scones in this not-nearly-so-traditional city.

  • By Jim Gullo
  • Published 06/22/2009

Mudroom

Singled Out

For all its recognition as a cyclist’s nirvana, Portland has a dirty little secret: the city is home to only six miles of single-track mountain-biking trails. Nowhere is this dirt deficit more obvious than in Forest Park, where there exists a measly one-t

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 06/22/2009

Portland's Best Water

Rogue River Feud

Zane Grey, famed author of such western novels as _Riders of the Purple Sage_, was one of the architects of the hardscrabble mythos of the American West. After a memorable fishing expedition on the lower Rogue River in 1925, Grey memorialized the Oregon w

  • By Alexis Rehrmann
  • Published 06/16/2009
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