Get Out

Forest Park Guide: The Best Hikes

There's no shortage of hiking trails in Forest Park. The trick is picking a favorite.

06/29/2011 Edited by Brian Barker

FOREST PARK

Forest Park Guide: The New Face of Forest Park

Forest Park finally has a full-time ranger—and renewed support from the city.

06/29/2011 By Brian Barker

In the Kitchen

Springtime Nettles are Here and Soup's On

Stinging nettles are popping up everywhere, so get thee to the forest or farmers market to gather the goods and make this simple soup.

04/08/2011 By Teri Gelber

phile under: music

Oregon Symphony Kicks Off Season Outdoors

Al Fresco concert promises a sparkly season-start.

09/02/2010 By Anne Adams

Things To Do

Rollin' on the River

An intern braves the rapids—your turn!

08/16/2010 By Lauren Fox

phile under: weekend picks

PDX Adult Soapbox Derby

08/13/2010 By Aaron Scott and Anne Adams

Get Out!

Fear Factor

Christopher Van Tilburg, MD shares his insights on some common wilderness predicaments.

05/17/2010 By Christopher Van Tilburg

Article

Get Out!

Need to get away for a day or a weekend? Kick off your shoes (then put them back on) and let Portland Monthly make the decision of what to do and where to go on your wilderness vay-cay. We've dug up 30 spectacular spots for your next trip to the outdoors.

05/17/2010 Edited by Kasey Cordell

Get Out!

Gear Guide

All the top notch swag needed for a commando camping adventure.

05/17/2010 With Brian Barker

Dig

Western Wake-robin (Trillium ovatum)

The beauty of the Western wake-robin

03/16/2010 By Kate Bryant

GARDEN ENVY

Yards Apart

Front-yard frills come in all shapes and sizes—you too can have a luxury lawn.

03/15/2010 By Camela Raymond

Corner Shop

Powder Room

Atmosphere snowboarding apparel, Chris Prosser's clothing company, is making a move to women's style this year.

02/03/2010 By Meghan Hilliard

Article

Ski Buddies

Hooking up with the Mount Hood Ski Patrol

12/02/2009

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.

06/26/2009 By Lynette Sanchez and Ariel Bleicher

Cornershop

Filson

Filson's new Pearl District shop has Portland's style covered.

05/26/2009

Get Out

Choose Your Own Adventure

It's short. It's sweet. It's summer. And there's nothing worse than wasting these sun-filled days by logging hours behind the wheel just to reach some far-flung peak. (Plus with today's gas prices, who can afford it?) So we give you this: 18 ultimate outd

05/19/2009 By Martha Calhoon, Stacey Wilson, Camas Davis, and Christopher Van Tilburg Edited by Kasey Cordell With Brian Barker

Best of the City

Best of the City 2008

Dig into our surefire, gotta-get-cracking, must-do list of the city's most fabulous people, places, and things.

05/19/2009 With Brian Barker