Roll With It

Clever Cycles caters to the commuter cyclist.

05/19/2009 By Ethan Smith

Dune Rider

King of the Hill

A board-sports fanatic adds yet another plank to his quiver in order to tackle an unlikely element: sand.

05/19/2009 With Brian Barker


Bounty Hunters

Tired of your 9-to-5 gig? The Columbia River is teeming with cash—if you catch the right fish.

05/19/2009 By Jason Cohen


High Lonesome

Wild mustangs, secret hot springs and a mountain that rises from the desert floor: Welcome to Harney County, USA.

05/19/2009 By Tim Neville

Route Doubt

Money Cycle

How can a half-mile bike trail cost $750,000?

05/19/2009 By Hannah Feldman


Walk On

Only Portland boasts an integrated network of both trails and streets that turns much of our city into one giant pedestrian playground.

05/19/2009 By Anna Hirsh

Pacific Ring of Fire

The Danger Zone

Ever wondered whether you could outrun the lava if Mount Hood blew its lid? We have.

05/19/2009 By Julian Smith


Booty Call

Mount Hood’s disappearing snow reveals a trove of lost goodies. Cell phone, anyone?

05/19/2009 By Anna Hirsh


Five Reasons: Why Portland Kicks Seattle’s Ass

After _Seattle_ magazine printed the reasons not to move to Portland, we couldn't help but fight back. Here's why Portland--not Seattle--is the Northwest's best city.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame


Easy Rider

I swapped out my skis for a powder cruiser.

05/19/2009 By Jim Gullo

Hit List

Recession-Friendly Spring Break

Kick back close to home.

05/19/2009 By Kaitlin Johnson and Isaac Darnall

Beyond the Bridges

Town of Plenty

Corvallis isn’t all dive bars and Beavers anymore.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis


Vintage Charms

Forget Napa. Oenophiles are abuzz over Walla Walla, where wine is poured without a hint of hauteur.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson

Beyond the Bridges

Paradise Found

The Hawaiian island of Kauai offers an escape that's equal parts adventure and peace.

05/19/2009 By Claire Martin


Gold Rush

You don't need to wait until 2010 to have an Olympic experience at the ski-resort town of Whistler.

05/19/2009 With Brian Barker


Beach Bums

Salmon sharks may be swimming closer to shore. (But don't be afraid to go in the water.)

05/19/2009 With Brian Barker


Day Trips to Wine Country

Portland has world-class wineries practically at our doorstep. So what are you waiting for? It's going to be a gorgeous weekend, and we can help with the trip planning. Search for the best of the Northern Willamette Valley Wine Country on our "*Find a Ge

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis and Condé Cox


Get Out of Town!

Do you really _have_ to clean the gutters this weekend? Throw some provisions in the backseat and seize these crisp, sunny days. It's only an hour to Hood River Valley, and we've got all the trip info you need. How easy is that? _Search the *"Find a G



Behold, an Oasis

Hidden amid Portland's concrete and barbed wire, blue herons hunt fish and chorus frogs sing in waters that are cleaner than they have been in years. Plus: How to explore these gems yourself.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

Beyond the Bridges

Alpine Penthouse

There's no better way to rough it than camping out in a Mount Hood fire tower in the dead of winter.

05/19/2009 With Brian Barker