Next Adventure Blog

Next Adventure staffer Michael is currently guiding the San Juan Islands Kayak trip and updating us along the way!  Tune in to find out how the trip is going, where they are headed, and all the other shenanigans they're getting into.

Next Adventure staffer Julie has been putting the Merrell Barefoot Series shoes to the test over the past two years on hikes, jogs, and typical daily use.  She gives us the breakdown on how these shoes hold up over time with regular activity.  Read more to find out if these shoes are in your destiny.

Lead Guide, Program Manager, and outdoor master Greg fills us in on the Hawk Mountain Backpack trip he recently led. Greg goes into great detail about what takes place on the trip, camping tactics, and much more. Read more to find out if this is the trip for you!

Do you dream of doing a thru-hike, but can't take off 4-6 months? Then this is the talk for you. We will cover the John Muir Trail-223 miles, The Wonderland Trail-97 miles and the Tahoe Rim Trail-165 miles.  Read more for details to get your next vacation started soon!

Next Adventure staffer Taylor Hazen works in the Paddle Sports Center and recently paddled the extremely technical Upper Cispus River. They had a few close calls, but Taylor gives us some insight on how to successfully make it through these challenging zones.  Read more for his descriptionand report on the sketchy spots!

The Hab/Rec Fall Open takes place Saturday, October 4, 2014 and is open to disc golfers of all abilities.  Read more to find out how to register, where to go, and everything else you need to compete in the 13th annual event.

Next Adventure team member Cindy Mcmahan recently competed in the PDGA Amateur World Championship and had a heck of a time. She recounts the course, types of competition, and all the other fun stuff that went down last weekend.  Read more to find out about the event!

Next Adventure staffer Adam works at the Paddle Sports Center and has recently taken the inflatable Baron 6 out on the Clackamas River. This SUP has various uses and applies to a large demographic, so read more to see if this is the one for you!

Next Adventure staffer Adam works in the Paddle Sports Center and is constantly on the water; Adam is also the proud owner of a smartphone, so he has been looking for a way to keep his baby dry and safe while kayaking.  Read more for Adam's review of the Shower Pass Smart Phone Case to see if it's right for you!

Next Adventure staffer Annalee recently cruised around on the Amundson TR Stand Up Paddleboard.  She toured through Smith and Bybee Lakes and wrote up a review on the beginner/intermediate board.  Read more for details.