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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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Slide Show: 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

  • Published 06/16/2009

Instructables

How To: Make Your Own (Nutritious) Gorp

Little things to make your summer hikes kick even more butt.

  • By Sam Holder
  • Published 06/04/2009

Instructables

How To…Catch a Fish with Your Bare Hands

Little things to make your summer hikes kick even more butt.

  • By Sam Holder
  • Published 06/03/2009

Instructables

How To…Handle a Steep Descent

Little things to make your summer hikes kick even more butt.

  • By Sam Holder
  • Published 06/03/2009

Instructables

How To: Wrap a Blister

Little things to make your summer hikes kick even more butt.

  • By Sam Holder
  • Published 06/03/2009

Trails

The Right Path

These scenic vistas, shot by _Portland Monthly_ staffer Scott Weber should get you out the door and into the wild. This June, he focuses on waterfall-filled hikes in the Columbia Gorge. What could be better than all this hair-blowing beauty less than an h

  • Published 05/26/2009

Beyond the Bridges

Great Lake

Wintertime Tahoe holds no shortage of its own stunning imagery and activities, but for natives and long-timers, summer is the secret star. Choosing a vacation base can feel overwhelming. If I had to build a pair of perfect days there, I'd stick to Tahoe C

  • By Paige Williams
  • Published 05/26/2009

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Slide Show: The Right Path

These scenic vistas, shot by _Portland Monthly_ staffer Scott Weber should get you out the door and into the wild. This June, he focuses on waterfall-filled hikes in the Columbia Gorge. What could be better than all this hair-blowing beauty less than an h

  • Published 05/26/2009

Hit List

All in the Family

From kites to rodeos to cherry picking, there's something for everyone this summer. Here's your guide to Portland's family-friendly summer events.

  • By Kaitlin Johnson
  • Published 05/21/2009

Get Out

Hikes & Bikes

One of the best things about living in Portland is the ease with which we can escape the city for more rugged delights. So we paged through guidebooks, consulted local experts, and wore a little leather off our own boots...

  • By Bart Blasengame, Victoria Nguyen, Ariel Bleicher, Kaitlin Johnson, Brian Barker, and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 05/20/2009

PARKS & WRECK

Stumping Grounds

What’s right about Oregon’s first new state park in nearly three decades? Not much.

  • By Bill Donahue
  • Published 05/19/2009

Beyond The Bridges

H20000000h!

At Great Washington's Great Wolf Lodge, families howl over epic waterslides. Last year, Grand Mound, Washington—equidistant between Portland and Seattle—joined eleven other locations across North America as a destination for the Great Wolf Res

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 05/19/2009

History

Period Piece

The Governor Hotel—a famous Portland destination—turns one hundred this year, and to celebrate we unlock its secrets.

  • By Isaac Darnall
  • Published 05/19/2009

Trail of the Month

Cherry Orchard Trail

A windswept meadow leads to an abandoned cherry orchard

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 05/19/2009

Mudroom

How To…Pluck A Person Off Mount Hood

The January 17 helicopter rescue of Mount Hood climber Michael Leming certainly wasn’t the first time the National Guard’s 1042nd Medical Company has picked someone off the peak, but it might have been the last—at least for a while. The company and

  • By Sam Holder
  • Published 05/19/2009

Article

Fresh Tracks

Ever wonder what Vail looked like before it became Vail? Head to Tamarack, Idaho, a megaresort in the making.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 05/19/2009

Article

Discovery Channel

Even when viewed from the fourth-floor deck of a behemoth ocean liner, the berg-clogged bays of Alaska’s Inside Passage will cause your jaw to drop.

  • By Ted Katauskas
  • Published 05/19/2009

Article

A Weekend Caper

The beachfront town of Pacific City isn’t all that cute. Yet. And that is precisely its appeal.

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009
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