Forest Park: Gear Guide
From a lightweight headlamp to waterproof socks, here's the local gear to pack for your epic treks.
From a bike-enabled smartphone holder to the finest backcountry meals, we’ve got little bit of everything for the adventurer on your list.
A brand-new garment with a tear or broken zipper? Once, companies like Prana and Ibex threw them out. Now, they're fixed by Oregon's Renewal Workshop—and sold back to you at cut-rate prices.
The US National team gets a hand from a local studio—and some college students.
From doggie life preservers to the most refreshing beer for your cooler, here’s our favorite Northwest-made stuff to schlep to the swimming hole.
It's actually a 72-hour survival kit.
HIT YOUR STRIDE
The proper footwear can make all the difference. Foot Traffic’s Daniel McDuff shares his top five tips.
Alpine packs to camp shoes, backpacking stoves to featherweight tents, here’s some of the best gear around, nearly all of it locally made.
A Portland-based designer crafts oversize games for the people.
Dorky? As all get-out. But BungyPump's calorie-burning resistance pole is still kinda cool.
HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE
Our annual roundup of the shiniest kitchen tools, most covetable stocking stuffers, and undeniably crave-worthy foodstuffs to give this holiday season.
Benjamin Tepler and Kelly Clarke
Ponchos, backpacks, and Cabin Porn, oh my! We've got you covered for the outdoorsy folk on your list.
This weekend, drink free beer and get outdoor gear on the cheap at the Clymb's second annual pop-up market.
Portland's breakout online fitness and adventure retailer offers top gear at huge discounts.
Outfit your summer adventures with handsome boots, go-anywhere meals, and the one tent to rule them all.
Bend-based Cairn offers a new kind of subscription, sending a curated box of the latest outdoor products to your door.
Prep for this season's big adventures with the best fresh gear finds from local companies.
The popular indoor cycling studio is high-fiving other women-owned companies around town with tanks, bags, and more.
You've gotta hydrate to be great, so why not show some Portland pride with a locally designed bottle with a heart of gold?
Oregon-made fitness and sleep trackers, the ultimate standing desk mat, and...faux yoga mat bag beer coolers?