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History, Beer And Throwing Heavy Things At Portland Highland Games

OPB | July 15, 2017 3:48 p.m. | Gresham, Oregon

The Portland Highland Games have become somewhat of a Northwest institution — part Scottish celebration and part beer league softball.

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The Estacada Timber Festival Brings Out Local Competition

OPB | July 4, 2017 5:36 p.m. | Estacada, Oregon

Longtime logging competitors meet up once again on the Fourth of July for the Estacada Timber Festival.

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Hut-To-Hut Biking On Mount Hood

OPB | June 30, 2017 1:45 p.m.

The Cascade Huts are 256-square foot green, metal structures along the Mount Hood bike loop.

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Skip The Drama, Backpack With A Llama In Oregon

OPB | June 30, 2017 1:30 p.m.

Llama backpacking is popular among Oregonians who don't want to carry a heavy pack on the trail.

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Luxury And Hardship At Mount Hood's Cloud Cap Inn

OPB | June 30, 2017 1:30 p.m.

The Cloud Cap Inn is the oldest Alpine lodge in the United States.

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Pedaling The Rails From Enterprise To Joseph, Oregon

OPB | June 30, 2017 1:30 p.m.

Part bike, part old-fashioned rail car, railriders travel on the tracks between Joseph and Enterprise.

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At 87, Buzz Bowman Is Still Patrolling Mount Hood

OPB | June 30, 2017 1:15 p.m.

Buzz Bowman is the longest-serving member of the Mount Hood Ski Patrol.

Recreation | Oregon Field Guide Summer Series

Ultralight Hikers Do More With Less

OPB | June 30, 2017 1:15 p.m.

Clint “Lint” Bunting is an ultralight backpacker whose entire life on the trail fits into a pack that weighs just 8 pounds.

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Backpackers On The Olympic Coast

OPB | June 30, 2017 12:45 p.m.

The rugged trail in Olympic National Park goes right along the water for 73 miles, traversing pristine beaches accessible only on foot.

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An Upriver Journey On The Chetco

OPB | June 30, 2017 12:45 p.m.

The Upper Chetco River is difficult to access, but that doesn't stop some kayakers from paddling it — upstream.