Lead Guide, Program Manager, and outdoor master Greg fills us in on the Hawk Mountain Backpack trip he recently led. Greg goes into great detail about what takes place on the trip, camping tactics, and much more. Read more to find out if this is the trip for you!
Next Adventure staffer Jordan took a day trip down to Three Pools within the Opal Creek Wilderness last weekend. The area is a perfect swimming hole for these hot summer days, so read more for her full report including a video of the area!
Next Adventure staffer Anthony hiked a famous spot just 40 miles East of Portland over the weekend called Eagle Creek. The hike is full of beautfiful views, towering waterfalls, and if you're lucky, closeup wildlife. Read more for details on the hike and camping around the area.
The Oregon Country Fair is an annual event combining food, art, entertainment, and much more in Venetta, Oregon. Next Adventure staffer Julie was in attendance this past weekend and used practical gear that could be applied to camping, festivals, etc. Read more for details on the products used and about her time at Fair!
It was at least ten degrees cooler on the Oregon Coast than in the Willamette Valley last week.
Next Adventure Outdoor School beat the heat with a 3-Day Backpacking trip to hike a section of the Oregon Coast Trail between Seaside and Cannon Beach in Ecola State Park. Following the footsteps of Lewis & Clark across Tillamook Head, the trail winds from sandy beaches through deep green forests to cliff-top viewpoints of the Pacific Ocean.
Hobbit Beach is a short hike from Highway 101 and provides beautiful nature with middle earth-esque landscape. Next Adventure staffer Anthony fills us in on the hike, beach, scenery, and everything else concerning the trail. Read more for details.
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.