'Motherfish' paints a portrait of how this mother raised her son to be a steward of the outdoors

Because, really, what's not to love about someone providing a luxe tent for you in these awesome locations?

You're just as likely to build a robot as paddle a canoe at summer camp today, but the value of the experience is even more important for our screen-addled youth

'Phenomenal Noumenal Wonderful' is a four-year project designed to highlight the beautiful landscapes of the Pacific Northwest

There are more than 10,000 different state parks across the country, many of which have terrain that rivals any national park

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.

A definitive list of the best climbing the United States has to offer

We've partnered with Portland, Oregon's Pickathon Music Festival to showcase some of the year's best new music

How will a snowy winter affect your summertime high-country plans in the High Sierra and southern Rockies?

'Running the Oregon Trail' is an ode to running and goes to prove that sometimes the best way to see a landscape is on foot

Sure, you can get your bike tuned or buy a spare tube. But at these shops, you can also order an espresso or IPA and find your community.

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

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

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

Outdoor towns tend to be overwhelmingly homogenous, which can make for a tough decision for people of color who want to move somewhere they can play outside

The president's decision wasn't an assessment of whether the Hammonds deserved their sentence or not, it was an endorsement of the Bundy family's movement

Missing winter? Here's where to get your shred on well into July.

No one would blame you for planning your summer vacation around visits to these shops

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

It's not just a hatred of the federal government that motivates the scofflaws—it's their deeply held faith

After a series of postponements, a tentative construction date is scheduled for July. Not everyone is happy about it.

We’ve partnered with Portland, Oregon’s Pickathon Music Festival to showcase some of the year’s best new music.

The pro athletes, parents, and founders of Picky Bars know where to find the best food and drinks in their town

The new Netflix docuseries tells a strange-but-true story that's set in 1980s Oregon but feels especially relevant today

Gorgeous blades from down-home cutlers

From landscape filmmaker Jay Worsley, Ethos features some incredible drone footage from Arizona, California, and Oregon.

From filmmaker Sam Forencich, Invisible Oregon is a study in time, space, and infrared timelapses. Forencich converted both his Nikon D750 and a Canon 5D MarkII to use infrared technology to create this film.

See a cool new place and learn a tip or two from the pros along the way

Go where pets are not only allowed but welcomed

An unlicensed truck driver killed a 13 year-old cyclist in Brooklyn. It’s time to take motor vehicle licensing and registration into the 21st century.

This fall, we’ve partnered with Portland, Oregon’s Pickathon Music Festival to showcase some of the year’s best new music.

Matt Thomas was a world-class kayaker who got paralyzed in a mountain-bike accident. His friend Joe Jackson moved in for a demanding stint as a caregiver. Outdoor sports were off the table, of course—until Thomas heard about paragliding.

Upon arriving in northeast Oregon, conservationist Brian Kelly was given two job offers; cook or sheep herder. He took the obvious choice and spent the next year shepherding a herd of sheep through the landscapes surrounding Hells Canyon.

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