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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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You Deserve a Good Paddling: Stand Up Paddle Boarding in Oregon

On a sunny day here in Oregon most people have to get out for a ride, a run, or just a game of Frisbee in

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Beginning Rock Climbing: How to Select The Right Climbing Shoe For You

Rock climbing season is here… And whether you’re headed to Smith Rock, Yosemite, or Joshua Tree, you’re gonna need a good pair of shoes to

May 04, 2012 Climbing
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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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Vibram FiveFingers: A Skeptics Look At Barefoot Running and Hiking

I have to admit that I’m a pretty skeptical guy and it is really hard for me to adopt the newest product or movement right

April 10, 2012 Backpacking, Pastimes
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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 Smith Rock Climbing Guide: Out With The Old And In With The New

The new edition of the Smith Rock Climbing Guide has been out for a few years. Many a climber has already torn and dirtied their

April 04, 2012 Climbing
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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