Next Adventure Blog

Join the Portland Rock Gym and Next Adventure for the 9th Annual PDX Ice Fest! The event is free to spectators and $30 for competitors when you register here ($35 day of registration). There will be demo gear, raffle prizes, and an overall great competition! Proceeds will go toward Friends of Hyalite Canyon.

Next Adventure staffers Andrew and Patrick recently competed in the Pacific City Surf Off and got pitted in some classic Oregon Coast surf. The Surf Off is a fun, annual event that is open for paddlers of all types. Andrew and Patrick both finished well in their respective events, so read more to find out how it went!

Next Adventure staffer Jordan has a hobby of tearing up rivers of the Pacific Northwest, so when winter rolls around, she needs a way to remain warm and dry mid-slayage. Jordan recently turned to the Kokatat Icon Drysuit and has not looked back thanks to the rear zip entry, gore-tex shell, and cordura reinforced sleeves. This thing is a beast. Read more to find out about this dry suit!

The rain has returned to the Northwest, and the mushrooms are following right behind.  Next Adventure Outdoor School's Greg Hill led two group hikes this October to find and identify the fruiting fungi.

Did you try paddle boarding this summer and think it was a hoot? Well now you can go SUPing all winter with Next Adventure's Get Out and Paddle: SUP Sundays! Like the other Get Out and Paddle, GOAP SUP Sunday is totally free and is for experts and novices alike to keep playing around on paddle boards year round.

The Get Out and Paddle is an inclusive event that provides opportunities for all skill levels of paddlers to Get Out and Paddle with a group of people who can share their knowledge and experience of rivers with other community members.

Next Adventure will be offering free clinics and events provided to give paddlers an introduction to different topics or provide entertainment to the community and bring paddlers from various communities whether it is fishing, sea kayaking, recreational, whitewater or SUP paddlers together at the paddling hub of the Northwest Next Adventure Paddle Sports Center. These are truly all inclusive events where the only requirement is the desire to have fun and learn.

Next Adventure will be offering free clinics and events provided to give paddlers an introduction to different topics or provide entertainment to the community and bring paddlers from various communities whether it is fishing, sea kayaking, recreational, whitewater or SUP paddlers together at the paddling hub of the Northwest Next Adventure Paddle Sports Center. These are truly all inclusive events where the only requirement is the desire to have fun and learn.

This winter, Next Adventure will be offering free clinics and events provided to give paddlers an introduction to different topics or provide entertainment to the community and bring paddlers from various communities whether it is fishing, sea kayaking, recreational, whitewater or SUP paddlers together at the paddling hub of the Northwest Next Adventure Paddle Sports Center. These are truly all inclusive events where the only requirement is the desire to have fun and learn.

This winter, Next Adventure will be offering free clinics and events provided to give paddlers an introduction to different topics or provide entertainment to the community and bring paddlers from various communities whether it is fishing, sea kayaking, recreational, whitewater or SUP paddlers together at the paddling hub of the Northwest Next Adventure Paddle Sports Center. These are truly all inclusive events where the only requirement is the desire to have fun and learn.

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