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Come along as GreatOutdoors.com correspondent Kyle Beall goes skiing and split-boarding off the grid: Beall and friends head into the wilds of Eastern Oregon's Wallowas, a cluster of mountains so impressive they are called the Little Switzerland of Oregon, to try out a yurt-based adventure with the guides of Wallowa Alpine Huts.
Come along with GreatOutdoors.com correspondent Fletcher Jackson as he takes a wild ride on the slopes of Oregon's Mount Bachelor with Jerry Scdoris and his Oregon Trail of Dream dogsled operation, and his daughter Rachel, a racer who has run the Iditarod despite her blindness.
The recent lunar eclipse was the first Winter Solstice full lunar eclipse since 1638, and Fletcher Jackson of Eastern Oregon was prepared to capture it in all its glory. Jackson, who lives near Bend, took advantage of clear, cold weather and his considerable photograph skills to produce this stunning image of the eclilpse.
Pole, Peddle, Paddle, the iconic adventure race held at Bend, in Central Oregon, prepares for it's 2009 running.
Live coverage on GreatOutdoors.com Saturday, May 17: The 2008 U.S. Bank Pole Pedal Paddle, Central Oregon's premiere multi-sport adventure race, with relay legs in six different outdoor sports, will happen on Saturday. Follow the action live only on GreatOutdoors.com, as our team of crack correspondents follow the action leg by leg.
What to do for late summer: Surf a dune, huck a rapid, dive a wreck - action-pack your summer. A National Geographic Adventure article.
Rafting Cali's best white water, biking among bison, and eight other ways to make a weekend less ordinary.
The volcanic domes of the Pacific Northwest seem designed with snowboarding in mind. In addition to great snow, you can expect magnificent scenery, varied terrain parks to tempt beginners through experts, and a friendly atmosphere.
There's no rush like the adrenalin buzz from a high-horsepower day of kiteboarding at the Columbia Gorge, where new school meets old, and women riders show how it's done.
Nighttime trailrunning. It's not for everyone, but once you get the hang of it, it's a good way of staying fit through the winter months.
Mt. Bachelor and the nearby town of Bend, Oregon, form the hub of a great wheel of athletic possibilities with summer skiing at nearly every spoke.
Fishing Oregon's Dechutes, Crooked and Metolius Rivers.
Ten top Fall trail running destinations in Washington get you outdoors in the off-season.
The Oregon Coast Trail traces 362 miles of coastline. Numerous entries and exits make this trail a perfect destination for long or short hikes.
Cragging at Smith Rock, Oregon; Leavenworth, Washington; and City of Rocks, Idaho.
Deschutes River day hikes near the Washington/Oregon border.