November 2016

Gear Shop

PCT: Oregon’s Holiday Gear Giveaway

By on November 24, 2016

The Best Gear for Backpackers
This week, we posted PCT: Oregon’s holiday gift guide, 10 Must-Haves for PCT Hikers. These are ten great backpacking gear items for long-distance trekkers as well as weekend backpackers. Some…

Gear Shop

GIFT GUIDE: 10 Must-Haves for PCT Hikers

By on November 23, 2016

The holidays are coming, and you’re probably thinking about a couple gear upgrades as you plan for next summer’s hiking adventures. After all, there’s nothing quite as nice as being…

Trail Talk

Trump Won. What Does That Mean for Trails?

By on November 21, 2016

PCT: Oregon is not a political platform. However, it does recognize threats to trails, wilderness and public lands, as well as the recreational opportunities and local economies these things support. In…

Trail Talk

Q&A with Guidebook Author Craig Romano

By on November 11, 2016

If you hike in Washington state, it’s likely you have, or have used, a guidebook by Craig Romano. Hailing from New England, Craig’s wanderlust began at an early age…

Trail Talk

Q&A with Adventure Writer Cassandra Overby

By on November 3, 2016

I met Cassandra Overby in 2013 when she began producing articles for Washington Trails magazine. A talented and energetic writer, Cassandra revels in combining her passions for hiking and traveling with sharing the stories of…