Gear Review: Astral Rassler

Next Adventure staffer Andrew is paddling nearly five days a week and trusts one shoe to hold their ground on the slippery river banks of the PNW.  His shoe of choice is the Astral Rassler and he delivers a review on the outstanding product.  Read more for details. 

Burning Man 2014 Preparation

Next Adventure staffer Julie is getting ready for Burning Man and she shares her packing list, appropriate gear, and other helpful tips as she prepares for the festival.  Read more to find out how you can get ready for Burning Man 2014!

Gear Review: Astral Brewer

Next Adventure staffer Taylor is always wandering around the slippery sloped of Pacific Northwest riverbanks, so he needs a shoe that will stick to these surfaces like glue.  As of recently, he has been using the Brewer Astral and he raves about them within his review.  Read more for Taylor's opinion and a video exlpaining these kicks!

Gear Review: Sweet Protection Rocker

Next Adventure staffer Andrew needs a solid brain bucket for all the burly the rivers he runs, and his helmet of choice is the Sweet Protection Rocker.  Andrew has been using the rocker for the past 4 years and delivers a review accompanied with photos of him absolutely sending it.  Read more for details!

Trip Report: Olallie Lakes National Scenic Area

Mt. Jefferson's snowy peak juts up above the trees across the lake from our camp site.
An osprey circles around and then plunges into the round, blue lake, sending out ripples across the surface.
Nestled up against the Mt. Jefferson Wilderness at the southern end of Mt. Hood National Forest, the Olallie Lakes National Scenic Area is a remote, often overlooked, slice of sub-alpine heaven.  Dozens of lakes fill glacier-scoured basins on top of a broad, rolling plateau.  Volcanic cinder cones offer panoramic views of the lakes, forested hills, and glaciated peaks of Mt. Jefferson, Mt. Hood, and other Cascade Mountain summits.

Gear Review: Kokatat Meridian

Next Adventure staffer Taylor basically lives in his kayak, so staying dry and warm is of the utmost importance.  Taylor prefers the Kokatat Meridian when it comes to staying dry, and here he delivers a review of his favorite dry suit.  Read more to learn about this great suit!

Pacific Crest Trail Days

PCT DAYS is a great time for people to learn about the latest outdoor products from event sponsors, participate in free classes, join a trail work party, see a photography slideshow by Outdoor View- finder, and watch the documentary movie, “The Meaning of Wild.”  Read more for details on this fun, FREE event!

Presentation: An Evening with 2012 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis

Jennifer Pharr Davis was the 2012 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year after setting the record for hiking the Appalachian Trail in 46 days!  She is presenting her tales of adventure, struggles, and faith at the Next Adventure Paddle Sports Center on October 9.  Read more for details!


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