Next Adventure Blog

Next Adventure staffer DK recently went Stand Up Paddleboarding just outside Portland at Broughton Beach! This beach is ideal for SUPing since it is so close to town and so accessible. Read more for DK's full report!

We're extremely excited for this years tournament for a few reasons: one, the player pack will be the largest we've ever offered with a retail value over $100. We'll provide lunch for players on Saturday and have a great meal on Sunday. We're also having a Flying Disc Skills Competition that will include distaance and putting competitions! 

Next Adventure Flight Team member Cindy recently let the discs fly at the Beaver State Fling! The NA Flight Crew had a great showing with one team member finishing first in her division! Read more for the full review and to find out what went down.

Before a recent trip to Central America, I went to my trusted local outdoor store, Next Adventure, looking for a simple water filter hoping to avoid spending my relatively short trip dealing with an intestinal tract adjusting to the local bugs. I wanted to see beaches, not toilets.

Next Adventure staffer Adam recently took a trip to the San Juan Islands to test some new products including the Kokatat Aries PFD. Adam found this PFD to be perfect for recreational boating thanks to its comfortable fit. Read more for his full review!

Next Adventure staffer Rem has been tearing up trails around the Pacific Northwest in the Scarpa Rapid LT. Rem found the Rapid LT's to be a breathable low profile shoe ideal for the warmer hiking months. Read more for his full review!

Next Adventure staffer Rem has been tearing up the trails on some sceninc day hikes around the Pacific Northwest and has trusted the Mountain Hardwear Fluid 18 as his pack of choice. The Fluid 18 is an ideal pack for saving weight without sacrificing space, so read more for Rem's full review!

There are a lot of great places to go backpacking around northwest Oregon. From the coast to the gorge to the high Cascades - take your pick.

Usually at this time of year in the Spring, I'm aiming to hike the lower elevation trails to avoid the lingering mounds of snow that add time and difficulty to the hike.  But this year's mountain snow has already melted away, and so I'm hitting the trails I usually save for July and August.

One of the most challenging trails on Mt. Hood National Forest is the Zigzag Mountain Trail.

Next Adventure staffer needs to keep his belongings dry whether he's leading a class around the Willamette River, commuting in the rain, or just hanging out near a hose. He's trusted the Wilderness Technology Dragon River Dry Pack for this task, and it has succeeded! Read more for Dan's full review.

Next Adventure staffer Cody Booth recently spent some time on Riggs Glacier in Alaska while he spligtboarded aroud and hit some classic zones. This trip took earning your turns to a whole new level, so read more for his full report.