Hank in the Wild

“THEY’RE ONLY CALLING FOR 4-6 INCHES TONIGHT,” I CONFIDENTLY TOLD MY FIANCÉE, ELISE, AS WE PULLED INTO GOLD LAKE SNO-PARK IN THE MIDST OF A WHITEOUT. FAMOUS LAST WORDS, RIGHT? It was 4:30 PM on a Friday when we got …

CCA Snowshoe Trip

The Children’s Cancer Association (CCA) wholeheartedly believes in the power of joy. They have several programs at no cost to bring happiness into cancer-stricken children and their families. This past January, the CCA had a snowshoe and sledding event. One …

Hiking Taiwan

Here at US Outdoor, we believe that nature should be experienced in as many different places as possible. Each new place brings a cultural perspective to continue building our relationship with the outdoors. This is the story of our team member hiking with family who live across the globe.

Alex Z., his wife and Dizzy moved to Portland two years ago from Chicago. He came to Oregon for the love of the outdoors. As a young man Alex became an Eagle Scout. This is where his passion for hiking, …

Labor Day is fastly approaching, and for some of you it’s the last hurrah of the summer. So let’s go out with a bang. Labor Day, or the working man’s holiday, was first proposed by labor union leader Peter Maguire …

The Columbia River Gorge is one of the ultimate hiking destinations here in the Pacific Northwest. Scenic drives, gorgeous waterfalls, and stunning views of the Columbia River leaves no question as to why this place has become such a popular …