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Backpacking has never been so fun and easy!  Hike through old growth Oregon forests and ramble along sub-alpine ridges in the scenic Mount Hood National Forest.  Get the low-down from experienced Guide-Instructors on how to stay safe, warm and found while exploring back-country trails.

Join Next Adventure for a unique backpacking trip through some of the most scenic sections of the Oregon Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail, between Mt. Jefferson and Mt. Hood.  Learn how to lighten your load like a thru-hiker on a shorter trip.

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.  Read more for details.

Camp at pristine alpine lakes and climb to the rim of an extinct volcano for views of glacier-clad Cascade peaks with Next Adventure!

Backpacking has never been so fun and easy! Hike through old growth Oregon forests and ramble along sub-alpine ridges in the scenic Mount Hood National Forest. Get the low-down from experienced Guide-Instructors on how to stay safe, warm and found while exploring back-country trails.

The moderately-graded Clackamas River Trail winds along the river from pebbly beaches to cliff-tops through Doug-fir forest.  If the fall rains are right, salmon spawn in the river shallows and mushrooms grow by the trail.
 

Hike up a ridge through Doug-fir forest through the fungal jungle to spectacular views of Mt. Hood, Mt. Jefferson and the Salmon Huckleberry Wilderness from the summit of Tumala Mountain. 1000 feet gained over 2.3 miles; total round-trip 4.6 miles.

Are you ready to challenge yourself and swim under every bridge in Portland?  Then join us for the Portland Bridge swim Sunday July 13!  Read more for details.

Next Adventure staffer Adam Edwards recently took the Solstice Bali inflatable SUP out for a rip on the Clackamas River. Read more to see how the Bali performed through the rapids!

Check out the review of the affordable Wilderness Technology X-Weave Sleeping Pad.  Next Adventure Staffer Lauren Melevin puts the X-Weave to the test on her 5 day camping trip on the Deschutes River and Salmon River.  Read more to find out what she thinks!

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