For as far back as she can remember, Mardi Fuller grew up in a world of swimming lessons and swim teams, which was unusual for a daughter of Jamaican immigrants. Why the emphasis on water? Because of a mysterious death that haunted her family’s past.
A new Fast Tracks pass at four Powdr-owned resorts—Mount Bachelor, Killington, Copper, and Snowbird—is sparking anger and conversations about elitism
It’s finally time to take that beach vacation. You might as well post up right by the ocean.
Permits, education, and increased fees are all on the table as possible solutions
After 2020, holding the event at all will be a victory in itself
Whether you’re after a beachfront campsite, some good juju, or a cabin built for mountain bikers, we’ve got a spring travel deal for you
Pitch a tent on these beach or desert campgrounds
Today’s battles over climate change and fracking share a common origin: the timber wars of the Pacific Northwest
Five campsites with views worth the drive
'Pedal Through' follows a group of Black women on a 132-mile backpacking trip in central Oregon
This fire season is yet another sign that we can't wait any longer to fix our planet
Serene places to pitch a tent—where it's just you and the ocean
In Oregon's Clackamas County, a fight between a sheriff and an elite search and rescue unit reveals how local politics can collide with recreational safety for residents and visitors alike
Don and Steve Friedman decided to bond with a trek in the Cascades. Worked great! Except for some minor disagreements about work. And money. And hope. And the meaning of life. And …
'This Land' profiles runner Faith Briggs as she traverses 150 miles through three national monuments
You don't have to spend a ton to pull off a dreamy getaway
Whether you're bringing Fido up a volcano or on an impossibly long trail, these tips from runner Alex Borsuk will help you and your pooch stay safe and happy
Plus: where to stay, eat, and play outside along the way
It took an epic effort to get him out. Two years later, the healing for him and his rescuers continues.
All hail the flannel
From remote wilderness resorts to a ski-in, ski-out hotel, these properties care as much about environmental practices as they do guest amenities
Skip the masses at popular vistas and landmarks, and opt for these nearby (empty!) locales instead
For the trail's most venerable volunteer group, retirement means hauling heavy equipment and sleeping outside for days on end
For years the economy of Coos Bay, Oregon, has been relying on its forests for logging purposes, but that's changing
Because, really, what's not to love about someone providing a luxe tent for you in these awesome locations?
'Phenomenal Noumenal Wonderful' is a four-year project designed to highlight the beautiful landscapes of the Pacific Northwest
Oregon representative Earl Blumenauer recently introduced the Bicycle Commuter Act, which would provide a pretax benefit for riding to work. Here's what to know about the potential law.
How will a snowy winter affect your summertime high-country plans in the High Sierra and southern Rockies?
Thanks to its dominant women’s squad, the BTC has supplanted the Oregon Project
Two hikers just set the only known times on the country's newest state-spanning trail system
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.
Bucket list-worthy rides to add to your list
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.
I bought them for their red-white-and-blue beer-drinking cred and kept them for their performance chops
It’s time to get reacquainted with the PNW—home to massive mountains, lush rainforests, empty islands, and the greatest oysters you’ll ever taste
How to fill nearly every weekend this summer with nearly every genre of music