Two hikers just set the only known times on the country's newest state-spanning trail system
Why was the ocean so nasty along the West Coast on Sunday and Monday? It’s all thanks to a low-pressure system thousands of miles away and a meteorological phenomenon called a fetch. Let me explain.
Winter blues already got you down? These trips make it easy to find sun and sand.
The ‘Ghost of Steelhead Future’ extrapolates what could happen to a prized Oregon river
About an hour before midnight on Mother’s Day in 1986, a group of teenagers assembled at an Episcopal high school in Portland, Oregon, to embark on an expedition. Their goal was to summit Mount Hood, completing an adventure program that was required for all sophomores. What followed was a story of tragedy and loss that is commemorated annually at the institution it changed forever.
Most cyclists know that bike lanes offer very limited physical protection. They might not know that they offer approximately zero legal protection either.
Plus: one private island bungalow worth the splurge
Why hike when you can ride?
From day trips to five-month treks, hiking is more popular than ever. But as the old standbys become more congested each year, there’s a new crop of trails waiting to be explored. Here are ten of our favorites, plus fresh finds for bikers, paddlers, and equestrians.
Newly created state offices are promoting outdoor recreation as a major contributor to local economies and the public good, but they need a lot more support to be successful
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