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TRIP REPORT: Next Adventure Outdoor School Winter Trip

- Starting the Year Off on the Right Foot -

Next Adventure's Outdoor School had a spectacularly sunny and snowy day on Mt. Hood National Forest for the first Winter Trip of the season.

TRIP REPORT: Fresh Tracks at 3000 Feet

Snow is finally falling on the mountain, and it looks like it might stick around and keep accumulating.

There were a good 6-8 inches at 3000 feet in the Oregon Cascades on Saturday, and more snow continues to fall.  Temperatures are forecast to remain below freezing at least through New Year's, which is good news for the first Next Adventure Outdoor School Winter Trip of the year, scheduled for January 1st, 2015.

Sign up online for snowshoeing and cross-country ski trips with Next Adventure all winter long.
Find out more at nextadventure.net/outdoor-school

XC Ski & Snowshoe Clinic

Do you long for the peace and solitude that accompanies fresh snow and winter wilderness? Have you ever wanted to get more out of snowshoeing  or cross-country skiing, but didn’t know where to go or what to bring? Join us on the evening of Tuesday, December 9, as we share with you all you need to get out and enjoy snowshoeing & xc-skiing.

Snow Covers Portland! February 2014

Snow fell in Portland, and just about everybody got a snow day or two out of the arctic blast.
It doesn't happen all that often in the Willamette Valley, but every 5-7 years, enough of the white stuff sticks around to turn the city into a winter wonderland. This time, it stuck around all weekend.

TRIP REPORT: Tumala Mountain Ski / Snowshoe / Hike

Greg is at it again with another update from his most recent trip to Tumala Mountain.  The lack of snow didn't stop this group from getting into the outdoors and enjoying the beautiful views.  Read more for the details!

Hiking the Columbia River Gorge Year-Round

Lead Guide Greg fills us in on the availability to hike the columbia gorge year-round.  Read more to find out about his journeys throughout the year, personal recommendations on hikes, and general information he often shares.

ALONG THE PACIFIC CREST TRAIL -- September Section Hikes in Oregon and Washington --

Pacific Crest Trail Washington Mt Adams thru hiker
We had a genuine Northwest September this year.  The first fall rains came the first week, bringing out mushrooms like we haven't seen in years.  Then a return to warm and summery weather to remind us how friendly our climate can be.  There were some showery days with sun-breaks mixed in there, and now the snow has returned to the mountains, blanketing them white.  

Get the New Year off on the right foot!

snowy trail with Next Adventure
Snow, snow and more snow!  Winter has come to the Cascades Mountains, and Next Adventure is taking you there on New Year's Day.  Resolve to get out and enjoy the natural wonders afforded us in the Pacific Northwest.  

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