Matt Wastradowski

Portland, Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile, Tuscaloosa, Gulf Shores

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  1. Pumpkin Regattas and Zombie Races in Portland: 8 Must-Do Seasonal Events


    Zombie races in Portland kick off a fall and winter roster of festive, fun, and fat-burning events sure to please any kind of adventurer.

  2. Portland's Worst Day of the Year Ride & More Winter Fun


    Skiing is great, but there are plenty of other outdoorsy ways to enjoy this year's snow. Here, 5 fun winter adventures in Portland to do now.

  3. The Ten Essentials: What They Are and Why You Need Them for Every Hike

    Birmingham, Huntsville

    What exactly are the Ten Essentials, and why are they so, well, essential? Here, a primer, and why you need them on every hike.

  4. 8 Amazing Northwest Swimming Holes Near Portland


    The Pacific Northwest is home to stunning natural beauty and great outdoor recreation. Here are our favorite Northwest swimming holes near Portland.

  5. Perfect Portland Pairings: Adventure and Beer


    Just in time for warmer temps, these perfect Portland pairings are a great way to blend your favorite adventure with your favorite brew.

  6. The Best Group Runs in Portland: Put Some Spring in Your Step


    Get in shape for spring and summer with the best group runs in Portland, which feature free beer, great prizes, and lots of fun with fellow runners.

  7. 10 Adventures to Make the Most of Spring and Summer in Portland


    The hardest thing about spring and summer in Portland is that there are almost always too many outdoor pursuits competing for your time.

  8. 5 Hikes With Beautiful Views on the Oregon Coast


    For jaw-dropping views and quad-burning efforts, these five hikes with beautiful views on the Oregon Coast are worth checking out.

  9. 5 of the Best Wildflower Hikes Near Portland


    Now is the time to hit the trail in search of beautiful blooms: Here, five of the best wildflower hikes near Portland Oregon.

  10. Three Great Hikes for Amazing Views of Downtown Portland


    For some breathtaking views of downtown Portland, plus a butt-kicking workout, check out these great urban trails.

  11. Fall Camping Around Portland: 5 Stunning Spots


    From family-friendly spots to hidden gems, fall camping around Portland offers a variety of spots to fit your style. Here's where to go.

  12. 8 Great Dog-Friendly Trails in Alabama


    A hike is way more fun with a four-legged friend. Here, 8 great dog-friendly trails in Alabama.

  13. All Aboard: Exploring the Abandoned Railroad of the Salmonberry River Trail


    Abandoned train equipment and dark tunnels are among the highlights along the Salmonberry River trail. Here's why you should explore it now.

  14. Why You Should Try Dragon Boat Paddling in Portland This Spring


    Dragon Boat paddling is quickly becoming a very popular niche hobby in Portland—here's why you should get in on the action.

  15. High Desert Hiking in Oregon: 5 Perfect Picks for Fall


    It's well into fall, but 70-degree weather means you can take your pick of options for high desert hiking in Oregon. Here, 5 great picks.

  16. A Quick and Dirty Guide to Trail Running Near Portland


    From Forest Park to Hoyt Arboretum, here is a guide to some of the best trail running opportunities near Portland.

  17. 470 Miles of Surprises: An Adventurer's Guide to Highway 26 in Oregon


    From coastal hikes to the state's best donuts, our guide to Highway 26 in Oregon is sure to inspire a road trip. Here, 10 must-do adventures.

  18. No Driving Necessary: 10 Great Portland Adventures Via Mass Transit


    Lucky for local adventurers, Portland mass transit offers ample opportunities to explore nature, no car necessary. Here, 10 of our favorites.

  19. 10 Reasons to Love the Rainy Season in Portland


    The rainy season in Portland may be, well, rainy, but it can still be amazing for outdoor lovers. Here's, 10 reasons to celebrate it.

  20. A Hike and a Movie: Your Literary Guide to the Oregon Outdoors


    The Oregon outdoors is full of inspiration for books and movies. Here, 5 spots that make an appearance in print or on the silver screen.

  21. Winter Wonderland: 5 Gorgeous Waterfall Hikes Around Portland


    Who needs snow when you have the wondrous beauty of cascading water? These 5 waterfall hikes around Portland are breathtaking beauties.

  22. Where To Eat Before (or After) a Day on Mt. Hood This Winter


    This time of year, restaurants near Mount Hood are full of outdoorsy types fueling up for their next adventure. Here, 5 sure to hit the spot.

  23. So, You Wanna Try Splitboarding? Here's What You Should Know


    It's the newest way to explore the backcountry: splitboarding. Here, everything you need to know about this rapidly growing pursuit.

  24. Fat Biking Around Portland: What To Know, Where To Go


    Interested in giving the two-wheeled craze a go? Here's what you need to know to get started fat biking around Portland this winter.

  25. Hit the Ale Trails in Oregon: Winter Adventure and Beer Pairings Around Portland


    The perfect Portland beer pairings? Ales and adventures. Here, a few awesome ale trails in Oregon to raise a glass (and break a sweat) to.