Our picks for Portland-area hiking trails accessible by public transit.
You don’t need a car to go hiking around Portland.
Thanks to the region’s robust public transit system, it’s totally possible to spend every weekend in the woods without even getting a driver��
Six urban hikes and where to get beer, post-trail.
The Gorge gets all the glory. Mount Hood steals all the cover shots. It’s normal to covet what’s far away, so when summer hits, you hit the highway. But there are plenty of surprisingly beautiful
A six-pack of brew concentrates from Pat's Backcountry weighs about as much as a single bottle
Food & Drink
Even the most dedicated beer geeks usually give up their beverage of choice when backpacking.After a long day on the trail, a beer might be no. 2 on your list of most desired consumables (we agree pizza is no. 1, yes?) but stuffing a six-pack in your backpack makes very little sense when whiskey weighs approximately one tenth as much, doesn't need to be cold to be tasty, and can be transferred ...
Forest Park is only eight miles long—it’s about the same
size in area as Nauru, the world’s smallest island nation—but walking
from one end to another will take you 12 hours. The Wildwood
WW Presents Week Two of our Australian music intern's diary of moving to Portland. Dear Portland: I have visited one of your mountains. You may now exhale. I know you've all been waiting for this moment. When driving over one of the bridges into town from the airport on the day I arrived here, the local friend who picked my partner and me up suddenly exclaimed, “Oh quick, ...