Here’s to the Weekend!

We are going to start bringing you a new series. It is called: Here’s to the Weekend! The purpose will be to motivate and inspire you to get outdoors each weekend!  

Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm

It has been a few weeks since we have pushed out any content. We are a two person team that works on this site out of our passion for the outdoors. But sometimes life catches up and gets in the way. That has been the case for me as I had surgery a few weeks ago to repair three ligament …

Who has the Best Waterfalls? Iceland vs Oregon

When you talk to people that have travelled to Iceland, one of the first things they rave about is all the incredible waterfalls Iceland has to offer. And as we witnessed first hand last October, they are spectacular. But here in Oregon we are no stranger to breathtaking waterfalls either. So we decided to do a little comparison. Who has …

Top 5 Hiking Backpacks 2017

Choosing a backpack is one of the most important decisions you will need to make when it comes to gear. A backpack that fits you properly and is comfortable can be the difference between an enjoyable hike and a miserable one. Nothing is worse then a backpack that makes you back ache or that rubs on your skin. Below, we …

Ten Essentials for Hiking and Camping

Whether you are hiking, backpacking, kayaking or any other outdoor activity that takes you out into nature, you need to have some sort of emergency plan if things were to go wrong. Though the chances of something bad happening are slim, having a plan in place in the event something did go wrong, can be the difference between life or …

Dog Mountain/Augspurger Trail Loop

loading map – please wait…click here for troubleshootingMap could not be loaded – please enable Javascript!→ more information I once asked a Mount Hood mountain guide how to get in shape to climb Mt. Hood. He said, when you can hike Dog Mountain with ease, then you are physically ready for Mt. Hood. That should give you a small glimpse …

Devil’s Bridge via Chuck Wagon Trail

loading map – please wait…click here for troubleshootingMap could not be loaded – please enable Javascript!→ more information Devils Bridge Trail. One of the most visited and iconic spots in Arizona. This arch is the largest natural arch in the Sedona area. It is a sandstone arch created from years of wind and rain erosion.   There are two parking …

Some of Our Favorite Outdoor Quotes of All Time

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES TO BRING IN THE NEW YEAR We’ve compiled some of our favorite quotes related to adventure and the outdoors. We hope these will bring you motivation to get outside and experience nature in this new year. These quotes are from some of the most famous conservationists, explorers and authors. 1) Gary Snyder – “Nature is not a place …