Experience the Outdoors
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. 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.
SUMMER TRIP INFORMATION
Backpacking has never been so fun and easy! Hike through old growth Oregon forests and ramble along sub-alpine ridges in the scenic Mount Hood National Forest. Get the low-down from experienced Guide-Instructors on how to stay safe, warm and found while exploring back-country trails. 2 days, 1 night.MORE INFO
Backpacking has never been so fun and easy! Get the low-down from experienced Guide-Instructors on how to stay safe, warm and found while exploring back-country trails. Take in the scenic wonders of the Northwest while learning hands-on about the latest technologies and trends in backpacking equipment, safety and theory. We bring the gear, and you get to try it out in the field! 3 Days Hiking, 2 Nights Camping.MORE INFO
Spectacular Pup Creek Falls will be the destination on this hike from the Fish Creek Trailhead. The mighty Clackamas River and the boaters on it are an attraction in itself, and the old growth trees, beaches and wildflowers make this an ideal trail in any season.MORE INFO
Summer is headed our way, and we know that even on the brightest of days it's tough to get the whole family outside. Join Next Adventure on a Family Day Hike to the beautiful Clackamas River Recreation Area where you can enjoy river views, old growth forests, possible Mt. Hood views, and learn all about the surrounding plants and natural history.MORE INFO
For those hikers who've hiked before but want to increase their knowledge and their mileage - this one's for you! Experience a full day of hiking in beautiful old growth trees with glimpses of the Clackamas River and Mt. Hood, while gaining some elevation and some knowledge about how to up your hiking game from our experienced guides.MORE INFO
WINTER TRIP INFORMATION
This is a Women's Specific Wilderness First Aid Course.
Many backcountry emergencies are preventable, and even when bad things happen, sometimes the wrong care can make things worse. By learning a few basic skills, you can make the difference between a good outcome and a bad one.
Join Next Adventure for a snowy romp in the 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.MORE INFO
Like to hike at night? Night snowshoeing is a great way to extend your hiking season. Winter's white mantle transforms the familiar summer hiking trail into a snowy wonderland begging to be explored and if the forecast cooperates, the moon should make an appearance. Gear rental, instruction and guided tour included.MORE INFO
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!MORE INFO
Explore the pleasures of snow camping in the Cascade Mountains with Next Adventure Outdoor School! Share the thrill of winter's wilderness scene as we snowshoe into the Mt. Hood Wilderness with experienced local guides. Come learn how to make winter camping on Mount Hood warm, safe, comfortable - and more fun!MORE INFO
Accidents happen. People get hurt, sick, or lost. The temperature drops, the wind picks up, and it starts to rain. Would you know what to do? Many backcountry emergencies are preventable, and even when bad things happen, sometimes the wrong care can make things worse. By learning a few basic skills, you can make the difference between a good outcome and a bad one - and maybe even save a life.MORE INFO
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 [email protected]
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.
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.