Review: Vasque Breeze LT GTX Hiking Boots

The Vasque Breeze Lite is a quick, light-weight hiking boot that will take you the distance without feeling the miles. These boots feel like luxury while cutting weight and providing elite traction. Rest assured your feet will stay dry as the Breeze LT is as breathable as it is waterproof, making this the perfect boot [...]

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Gift Guide for the Adventurous

Ive created a list of my favorite pieces of gear I love and use all the time and some pieces I have only recently discovered, and a couple that are just fun. I've also found some great new products that really promote leave no trace and sustainability and have found them to be terrific additions [...]

What to pack: Day Hike 

I just got the best new day pack so I decided to give you a run through of what I pack for a day hike and a little tour of my Rei Trail 40 pack and all it's amazing features. Compartments, and zippers and pockets oh my! This pack has to have about 10 pockets which [...]

Ape Caves & Trail of Two Forests

A relatively short drive from Portland up highway 503 past Cougar, lies a series of lava tubes on the south side of Mt.Saint Helens. Ape Cave Lava Tube is a popular attraction in the Mount St. Helens National Monument and the longest lava tube in the continental United States at over two miles in length. The Hike: The Ape cave is divided [...]