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A Month on the Trail: Backpacking Oregon’s Pacific Crest Trail

If you’ve lived in Oregon long enough and have hiked in the Cascades for any length of time, you’ve most likely crossed or hiked on

March 12, 2013 Backpacking, Trips and Trails
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Hiking in Southeastern Oregon: The Steens Mountain and The Alvord Desert

The Alvord Desert and the Steens Mountain are great places to get away from everything, including gas stations, for a solid desolate weekend in Southeastern

July 26, 2012 Backpacking, Trips and Trails
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Hiking Eastern Oregon: The Strawberry Mountain Range

The Strawberry Mountain Range is located in the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness within the Malheur National Forest. The Strawberry Mountain Wilderness is an extremely diverse area

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Bird Watching In Oregon: The Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

The Malheur National Wildlife Refuge is a natural preserve designated for the protection and breeding of native birds. This refuge encompasses more than 187,000 acres

May 21, 2012 Pastimes, Trips and Trails
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The John Day Fossil Beds: Oregon’s Amazing Painted Hills

Oregon’s Painted Hills are part of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument. These stunning hills span 3,132 acres. The John Day Hills fossil beds

April 12, 2012 Trips and Trails

Crater Lake National Park: Hiking and Backpacking This Natural Wonder

Right out our back door here in Oregon is one of the most phenomenal and unique lakes in the world. Crater Lake at over 1,900

April 10, 2012 Backpacking, Trips and Trails
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Upper Clackamas White Water Festival: Rafting With The Best in Oregon

My first year river guiding out of Maupin, OR was nothing short of a sunbaked mixture of Caddyshack and The Big Lebowski. I’ll bet I

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The 3 Best Mountain Bike Trails on the Oregon Coast

The Oregon Coast offers stunning views and exhilarating trails for mountain bikers. Though many of these trails are only available part of the year, you’ll

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Multnomah Falls: One Of The Most Beautiful Waterfalls in the Columbia River Gorge

I think that we as Oregonians take Multnomah Falls for granted. If you haven’t stopped there along your many treks driving I-84, you must pull

April 02, 2012 Trips and Trails
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Oregon Dunes: Hiking, Sandboarding, Horseback Riding, ATVing…It’s all here

The Oregon Dunes is the biggest stretch of sand dunes in all of North America and it is right in our backyard. The Oregon Dunes

April 02, 2012 Surfing, Trips and Trails