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Trip Report: Angel’s Rest Hike

 - April Showers and Wildflowers in the Columbia Gorge –
 Next Adventure Angels Rest Hike
The Columbia River was flat and calm when we started our hike, but the river’s surface was roiled and grey by the time we reached cliff-top viewpoint of Angel’s Rest in the Columbia Gorge.

Columbia Gorge Wildflowers - Spring 2014

Columbia River Gorge Beacon Rock View

The Spring wildflowers are busting out all over this April.

Join us at Next Adventure on Tuesday, April 22 for a FREE presentation on local wildflowers.

Total Lunar Eclipse Photos

Total Lunar Eclipse from Portland Oregon April 2014
Did you see the lunar eclipse last night?  What an amazing blood-red moon!

Here are some pictures taken from urban Portland.

Backpacking Basics at Next Adventure

Backpacking northwest wilderness with Next Adventure
Next Adventure is ready to Inform, Outfit and Excite you for your next backpacking adventure.
In addition to our well-stocked inventory of active wear and outdoor recreation equipment (new, used and rental), we offer clinics, presentations, and guided tours to teach you what you need to enjoy your trail experience in safety and comfort.

Backpacking the Oregon Coast Trail: Tillamook Head

Oregon Coast Backpack Pacific Ocean view
The Cascades got another dusting of snow down to lower elevations this week.  Winter will linger a bit longer yet in the mountains, but Spring is already blooming near sea level. 


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