Two years ago I began investing in ski mountaineering equipment with the intent of climbing some of the cascade volcanoes with the benefit of skiing down. However, my ski mountaineering gear has taken me far beyond the summits I originally …

Just a little Chalk and Chocolate with Natalija Gros to set the mood for spring. With the seasons in transition, focus turns to the age old geological formations that have been sculpted in time, providing us with an alternate route …

“… adventure, excitement? A Jedi craves not these things.” To this crew of Rock Jumpers, Jedi do not exist. It’s amazing what you can do with the right gear, the right crew, the proper skills, and a complete and total …

Over time the Portland Rock Gym has formed into a palace of play for experienced and novice climbers alike. Lead, Top rope, crack, and boulder climbing ensue, “yoga for climbers” is taught, kids develop technique, and fun is had by …

Sierra Designs introduces its new Dri Down Technology(thunderous applause). Through outside innovations harnessed by Sierra Designs, Dri Down will change the face of down insulation and expand upon its capabilities. No more will your down insulation become deformed and lusterless …

  Oregon and Washington Tourism and the National Geographic Society have joined forces to bring an exciting new website and project that highlights the many beautiful places that the Central Cascades have to offer, and to promote sustainable tourism in …