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Outdoor School

Next Adventure takes you from town to trailhead and along some of the most spectacular trails this country has to offer. Day hikes focus on the natural flora, fauna and geologly of the area, following wildflower blooms, salmon runs and visiting waterfalls and scenic cliff-top views.

Experience the trail with local guides that you know and trust from the store. Get out on day hikes and overnight backpacking trips through some of the most remote areas of Mt. Hood and Northwest Oregon. Anyone can drive to roadside viewpoints - but only Next Adventure can take you to the heart of it all through Mt. Hood's secret backdoor - the Clackamas River basin.

From the magical splendor of the mossy rainforest to the semi-arid desert of the east side, our guides know Mt. Hood and its myriad trails.


Experience the Outdoors


Snowshoe Day Trips - $50 per person

Join Next Adventure for a snowy romp on Mount Hood National Forest! Snowshoeing is a great way to extend your hiking season. Let us introduce you to the pleasures of exploring the snowy wonderland. Gear rental, instruction and guided tour included.

Dec 17th, 2016 - Snowshoe Day Tour - Mt. Hood National Forest

Jan 1st, 2017 - Snowshoe Day Tour - Mt. Hood National Forest

Jan 22nd, 2017 - Snowshoe Day Tour - Mt. Hood National Forest

Feb 4th, 2017 - Snowshoe Day Tour - Mt. Hood National Forest

Mar 4th, 2017 - Snowshoe Day Tour - Mt. Hood National Forest



Let Next Adventure take you to Mount Hood National Forest for a glide on the snow! Want a bigger thrill on a smaller hill? Cross-country skiing is a fun way to explore the snow-covered foothills of Mount Hood. Free XC Ski gear rental!

Dec 18th, 2016 - XC Skiing Day Trip - Mt. Hood National Forest

Jan 14th, 2017 - XC Skiing Day Trip - Mt. Hood National Forest

Jan 29th, 2017 - XC Skiing Day Trip - Mt. Hood National Forest

Feb 12th, 2017 - XC Skiing Day Trip - Mt. Hood National Forest


Winter Overnight Trips - $200 per person

Learn how to build a snow shelter and camp comfortably in the snowy wonderland of Mount Hood National Forest in winter. 2 days, 1 night.

Feb 25-26th, 2017 - Winter Camping Trip - Mt. Hood National Forest


Day Hikes - $50 per person

March 19th, 2017 - Equinox Hike - Tom McCall Preserve

April 9th, 2017 - Wildflower Hike - Riverside Trail

April 22nd, 2017 - Earth Day Hike Angel's Rest - Columbia River Gorge

May 13th, 2017 - Waterfall Hike - Pup Creek Falls 


Outdoor School FAQs

Gear Checklists

If you have any questions about our scheduled tours, would like to be placed on a waitlist for a trip that has been filled, or would like to inquire about a custom group trip, contact outdoorschool@nextadventure.net.


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Next Adventure is a fully-insured licensed Outfitter and Guide with the State of Oregon. Next Adventure is an equal opportunity Recreation Provider operating under special use permit on the Mt. Hood National Forest and Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, USDA Forest Service. Next Adventure Guide-Instructors are locally trail-experienced, and carry current Wilderness First Response certification. 

paddle sports programs

Looking for something a little different to get your feet wet in? Let Next Adventure help you learn to kayak and stand up paddleboard! We offer classes and trips fit for everyone from the absolute beginner to the most experienced water warrior.