Article

The Public Option

Metro looks for comments on the new Tonquin Trail

12/10/2009

Odd Jobs

Class V Career

Local adventure filmmaker collective the Epicocity Project explores the world's most wild waterways.

12/10/2009 By Ivan Miller

Article

All is Not Lost

Looking for solace in a week of ugly headlines

12/10/2009

Article

Baby on Board

Taking to Mount Hood’s ski trails with a Cougar in tow.

12/07/2009

Article

Surf Nazis from Heck

Heading to Seaside? Watch your back.

12/04/2009

Article

Pass Play

Stuff a state park in your sock.

12/02/2009 By Brian Barker

Get High

The Local's Guide to Mt. Hood

Whether you’re a rabid ski bum or have never strapped on a pair of snowshoes, we’ve got the inside line on our beloved mountain’s essential experiences.

12/01/2009

Bro Encore

Parlez-Vous "Bro"? Part Deux

More mountain lingo for the truly bro-tastic.

11/19/2009 With Brian Barker

Slideshow

Slide Show: Our Mt Hood

11/19/2009

Web Exclusive

Our Mt Hood

The best of our reader submitted photos

11/19/2009

Article

The Big Melt

Mount Hood's 12 glaciers have shrunk a collective 40 percent since 1901, and according to a PSU geology professor, "Our children could see summer skiing on Hood go away."

11/18/2009 By Kasey Cordell

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.

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.

11/17/2009 Edited by Brian Barker

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

11/10/2009 With Brian Barker

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.

11/10/2009 With Brian Barker By Ivan Miller

Appendix

Parlez-Vous Bro?

Your guide to snow slang for those upcoming days on the mountain.

11/09/2009 With Brian Barker

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.

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

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.

10/09/2009 By Randy Gragg

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.

09/18/2009

Web Exclusive

Set Out for the South

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

09/11/2009 By Rachel Ritchie