Trip Report: Fall Mushroom Hikes

The rain has returned to the Northwest, and the mushrooms are following right behind.  Next Adventure Outdoor School's Greg Hill led two group hikes this October to find and identify the fruiting fungi.

Kentucky Chris’s Canoe Camping Clinic

The free clinics and events provided by Next Adventure employees and community members are meant to give paddlers an introduction to different topics or provide entertainment to the community and bring paddlers from various communities whether it is fishing, sea kayaking, recreational, whitewater or SUP paddlers together at the paddling hub of the Northwest Next Adventure Paddle Sports Center. These are truly all inclusive events where the only requirement is the desire to have fun and learn.

Trip Report: Olallie Lakes Custom Backpack Tour

Fall colors lined the lake. Despite the warm sun, there was a chill in the air. There's nothing like October in the Oregon mountains, and Next Adventure Outdoor School was there leading a custom 3-day backpack tour in the Olallie Lake National Scenic Area on Mt. Hood National Forest.

Tim Palmer Field Guide to Oregon Rivers Presentation

Award winning author and photographer Tim Palmer will present a stunning slide show based on his acclaimed new book, Field Guide to Oregon Rivers, published by Oregon State University Press. Tim will highlight the exceptional river trips that are possible in Oregon. Read more to find out about this exciting free presentation!

Scappoose Bay Paddling Center Clearance Sale

Join us this Saturday and Sunday at Next Adventure's Scappoose Bay Paddling Center for the best deals on boats and equipment all year during our clearance sale!  We are taking up to 80% off of our rental and demo fleet and 10% off 2015 models in stock (excluding Hobie)!

Gear Review: Kelty Eclipse 30 Double Wide Sleeping Bag

Next Adventure staffer Rem keeps the warehouse in check on a daily basis, but off hours, he prefers a comfortable sleep especially when camping.  Luckily the Kelty Eclipse 30 Double Wide Sleeping Bag has been keeping him warm and comfortable on his excursions.  Read more to find out about this bag that is loaded with features.

Gear Review: Hydro Flask Wide Mouth Water Bottle

Next Adventure staffer recently took the Hydro Flask Wide Mouth 40 oz water bottle on his camping trip to High Lake and was pleasantly surprised at it's effectiveness.  Dan delivers the pros and cons of these awesome water bottles within his gear review, so read more to find out if the hype is real.  

Trip Report: High Lake Mt. Hood National Forest

Next Adventure staffer Dan just camped in a great, isolated spot near Indian Henry Campground in the Mt. Hood National Forest and didn't run into a single other hiker on the trail.  Daniel fills us in on his trip and describes who can handle the hike.  Read more to find out about this great camping area.


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