Next Adventure Blog

Have you ever dreamed of a 100-300 mile trail in the Columbia Gorge?  Well come on through thru-hikers!  Whitney "Allgood" LaRuffa is giving this FREE presentation to fill you in on making this a reality.  Read more for details!

Summertime is the season to let your toes out, and what better way than in some stylish flip-flops?  Next Adventure staffer Brenda has been sporting the Kulapa Kai flip-flops all summer and enlightens us on how they've been holding up.  Read more for details on these great kicks!

Next Adventure guide Patrick recently led our Intermediate Creeking Class to the Wind River for some interactive teaching!  The class dropped waterfalls, perfected their technique through video analysis, and overall had a blast.  Read more to learn about our classes and find out if this is the one for you!

Next Adventure staffer Aaron loves introducing people to water sports.  As of lately, he has been teaching individuals from all walks of life the art of the Stand Up Paddleboard.  Aaron shares how he overcame his doubts and fell in love with the sport; read more for details and to register for his SUP class.

Next Adventure Disc Golf team member Jason recently competed in the Professional Disc Golf World Championships this past week. Jason fills us in on the event, explains what it was like competing on the biggest disc golf stage, and much more within his event report.  Read more for details!

The 2014 PDGA Pro Worlds took place this past week on six different courses around Portland.  Next Adventure team member Dan competed in the event and fills us in on all the good times that went down.  Read more for details and a video of the final round that includes a sudden death playoff between the top two players in the world!

Next Adventure staffer Adam has cycled through helmets, but has landed on the Sweet Protection Rocker Full Face as his noggin' protector of choice.  After all, you've gotta protect your head, so why not go with the best?  Read more for details.

Next Adventure staffer Adam needs to protect his dome (as does any person) while paddling and has recently been using the Sweet Protection Strutter.  Adam gives his opinion on the best uses for this helmet and much more.  Read more for details.

Next Adventure staffer Andrew needs to stay dry and warm while paddling the rivers of the Pacific Northwest.  His go-to sprayskirt for for less-intense runs is the Immersion Research Kling-On.  Read more for information, first-hand use, and a video explaining the product.

Next Adventure staffer Michael paddled around Beacon Rock this past weekend and had a great combination of beautiful wildlife, good weather, and good company. Check out his report if you're looking for a great spot to do some kayak touring.