February 2017

Gear Shop

GIVEAWAY: Granite Gear Crown2 UL Backpack

By on February 24, 2017

One of the highlights of last summer’s Outdoor Retailer show was the new Granite Gear Crown2 60L ultralight backpack. We were pretty excited to get our hands on an…

PCT News

New Mobile Passes for Gorge Trailheads

By on February 16, 2017

Many of the trailheads here in Oregon require a Northwest Forest Pass for parking. This includes popular trailheads for PCT access, where passesĀ are required for both dayhikes as well…


5 Tips for Winter Hiking

By on February 7, 2017

Every winter, there’s inevitably a handful of incidents that befall hikers and backcountry travelers. Just last weekend, a group of hikers in Southern California had to be rescued when…