Next Adventure Blog

The Snow Peak Titanium Spork is the perfect crossover utensil for camping: stabs like a fork and scoops like a spoon. Swing by Next Adventure for all your camping needs and check out the video below of staffer Johnny explaining why this spork is the bee's knees.

Next Adventure Flight Team member Cindy recently made a trip down to the Lone Star state where she had the chance to compete in a few tournaments. Cindy absolutely cleaned up (as usual) and brought home some hardware. Read more to find out how she did!

Next Adventure staffer Peter walks us through the MSR Twin Sisters 2 Person Shelter which weights in at a mere 2 lbs 1 oz. This shelter is ideal for the ultra-light backpacker or thru-hiker looking to go even lighter than a traditional tent. The shelter can be assembled with trekking poles or the aluminum poles and is designed for all-season use.

Next Adventuer staffer Anthony had the chance to peep the 2016 Dakine lineup at SIA and was fortunate enough to snap some photos to share the top secret intel! Read more for a sneak peek at 2016 Dakine packs, gear, and outerwear.

Last week my folks came to visit from Western Massachusetts. I wanted to give them an authentic Pacific Northwest experience, so I took them hiking in the rain. After they deemed Vanna (my van) unfit for travel, we uncomfortably packed into their rental and headed out to the Gorge. 

Next Adventure staffer Tanner has to lug his large kayak stocked with fishing gear alone quite often, so he's been using the Wilderness Technology Folding Kayak Cart to help get his kayak from car to water and vice versa. A cart is an integral item for any kayaker, and the value of this cart cannot be beat. Read more for the full review!

Next Adventure staffer Johnny assembles the Sierra Designs Flashlight 2 Tent  and displays the ease of use and comfort provided by this backpacking tent. Read more for a video and full review of this amazing tent.

Next Adventure staffer Peter has been looking for a two person sleeping bag for his van, Vanna White, that won't burn a hole in his pockets. Peter landed on the Wilderness Technology Big Mountain 20 Sleeping Bag that he found to be the perfect car camping sleeping bag. Read more for the full review!

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.

The Deschutes is a popular river during the summer for people near the Portland area. However in April, we didn't see one single person. The river was high enough from this season's weather conditions and now is a perfect time to avoid the crowds.