Adam Sawyer

Portland

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  1. 5 of the Most Underrated Waterfalls in the Columbia River Gorge

    Portland

    Portland is known for its world-class waterfalls, and there are tons of people at the popular ones. Here's a list of the less popular ones that are equally awesome.

  2. Exploring Siouxon Creek

    Portland

    The Siouxon Creek (pronounced sou-sawn and rhyming with Tucson) is situated south of Mt. St. Helens in the wonderfully vast Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

  3. Destruction & Renewal

    Portland

    Thirty-five years after the eruption of Mount St. Helens, the surrounding area is now experiencing a massive amount of renewal and regeneration.

  4. 5 Portland Hikes Perfect for the Kids

    Portland

    Portland is blessed with some truly world-class hikes, and it's easy to forget that many of these are suitable for younger children. Here are the best.

  5. Portland's Silver Star

    Portland

    Silver Star is an exposed mountain in Southwest Washington's Skamania County. While the views are sensational, what really brings people here is the wildflower display in summer.

  6. Want to Win a World Record in Portland?

    Portland

    Portland is known for a lot of things, including having the world record for largest tree hug. On July 20th, they'll be trying to best it.

  7. Portland Beer Walks

    Portland

    Portland Beer Walks are a new way for Portlanders to combine two of their favorite things: hiking in Forest Park and drinking local brews.

  8. Whipping in the Wind

    Portland

    At the Lincoln City Kite Fest, kites of all kinds can be seen flying, floating, and whipping in the wind. The whole family will enjoy it.

  9. Windfest 2014

    Portland

    The Columbia River Gorge is the windsurfing capital of the world, and as such, plays host to the annual Windfest.

  10. As Bare as You Dare

    Portland

    The motto of Portland's Naked Bike Ride is "As Bare as You Dare." Every year thousands of people come out to ride in their birthday suits.

  11. Ambassadors Welcome

    Ever wanted to get free shoes while simultaneously supporting the local community and various other initiatives? Well, KEEN gives just that.

  12. Portland Welcomes Rugged Maniacs

    Portland

    The Rugged Maniac obstacle race hits Portland in 2014. Here's what to expect.

  13. The All Trails Challenge

    Portland

    Forest Park is the largest forested municipal park in the country, and every year, people sign up for the All Trails Challenge to celebrate it.

  14. Next Adventure: Portland’s Outdoor Gear Destination Since 1997

    Portland

    Next Adventure is Portland's most loved outdoor retail store, and with knowledgeable staff and quality products, it's easy to see why.

  15. Portland Saturday Market

    Portland

    “Keep Portland Weird.” An unofficial town motto stolen from Austin, like it or not, is an apt phrase depicting the culture and inhabitants of the City of Roses. Equally, and perhaps even more fitting, would be, “Keep Portland Artis...

  16. Cider Rite of Spring Festival

    Portland

    The Cider Rite of Spring Festival is helping further establish Portland, Oregon as the nation's number one locale for grown-up beverages.

  17. Trail Work Parties

    Portland

    Preserving and constructing the Northwest’s trails with Washington Trails Association's work trail parties is a great way to give back.

  18. Fly Fishing in Portland

    Portland

    Fly Fishing in Portland is about to be much more accessible with the launch of Patagonia's Simple Fly Fishing Kit.

  19. The Little Known Tale of a Waterfall's Demise: Restoring Warren Falls

    Portland

    The demise of Warren Falls is a little known story, but its restoration is on the way thanks to the work of Tom Kloster.

  20. Portland's Spring Beer and Wine Fest

    Portland

    Portland's Spring Beer and Wine Fest is the city's leap from months of cold and rain into the warm weather and festive culture of summer.

  21. Oregon Active: Enabling Everyone to Enjoy the Outdoors

    Portland

    For people with disabilities and other life-challenging conditions, Oregon Active is dedicated to providing adventure therapy.

  22. Breakfast on the Bridges: A Beloved Portland Biking Tradition

    Portland

    Breakfast on the Bridges is a longtime Portland tradition, and you have to be on your bike or foot to partake.

  23. Chasing 500 Waterfalls in the Pacific Northwest: An Interview with Tim Burke

    Portland

    In 2013, Portland hiker Tim Burke and his girlfriend, made it their goal to see 500 waterfalls in the Pacific Northwest.

  24. 2014 Hagg Lake Mud Run

    Portland

    Attracting runners from all over the nation, the Hagg Lake Mud Run is one of the Northwest's most popular ultras.