Next Adventure Blog

Next Adventure is ready to Inform, Outfit and Excite you for your next backpacking adventure. In addition to our well-stocked inventory of active wear and outdoor recreation equipment (new, used and rental), we offer clinics, presentations, and guided tours to teach you what you need to enjoy your trail experience in safety and comfort.  Read more to find out about our backpacking basics clinic.

Backpacking has never been so fun and easy! Get the low-down from experienced Guide-Instructors on how to stay safe, warm and found while exploring back-country trails.

The NWCC is a thriving 2 day event and one of the biggest races in the country! The event boasts 2 amazing race courses on both the E.F. Lewis R. and Canyon Creek. The event headquarters is set at scenic Sunset Falls Campground where participants can enjoy a great view of racers negotiating beautiful Sunset Falls, enjoy a great BBQ, music, and a all around fun time! Day two competitors head over to Canyon Creek to challenge themselves on one of the best race courses in the nation!

Mt. Baker Splitfest is the original splitboard festival, it's been running since 2010. Backcountry enthusiasts from far and wide come out to go tour together, demo the latest and greatest gear, and try to get lucky in the biggest raffle you've ever seen. Read more for more details on this killer event.

The LifeStraw is an award winning, lightweight water filter that eliminates all the hassles of a pump and allows you to take a sip out of any available water source.  Read more to view Greg's review of the LifeStraw Water Filter.

I got the Rome SDS Whiteroom Splitboard at the start of the 13/14 season for a lighter splitboard setup. Although I love my Venture Zephyr, I was sick of getting smoked on the uphill due to the heavier setup. With close to 30 days on this deck, I've been pretty impressed! The board is a blast in the powder and nice on the skin track. I weigh about 185 lbs and went with the 165cm, which seemed to work perfectly.

The last Get Out and Paddle of the season was this past Saturday, and it was AWESOME! The weather was perfect, the people were cool, and the river was beautiful. We had some great flows for first-timers on the East Fork of the Lewis (~800 cfs). For those unfamiliar with our Get Out and Paddle series, read more for the details.

Springtime in Oregon can provide beautiful scenery sometimes with great conditions.  Read more about Greg's backpacking trip through the majestic Oregon Coast Trail.

Read more to find great savings available during the Spring Warehouse Clearance Sale!

Join NA Staff Biologist Greg Hill for an evening of exploring the wildflowers of Mt. Hood and the Columbia River Gorge. Find out what flowers are blooming when, and how to tell which one is which.  Read more for details.