THURSDAY MAY 28
EVERYTHING IS FESTIVAL!
[WTFEST] The last thing Portland needed
was another random assemblage of events packaging itself as a
“festival.” But this insanely random assemblage
Buskers must take a one-hour break every hour if they want to work the same corner.
Back in 2014, School Board member Steve Buel ate lunch downtown and made you pay
For a true Oregon her
From the Editor
You’ve really gotta go see the map.
Not right away, but after you’ve done
some exploring—a weekend camping and paddling at Lost Lake (page 38), a
hike to Punchbowl Falls (p
Get Your Minerals: Soak in the century-old tubs at Carson Hot Springs.
IMAGE: LaBriereAs the legend goes, Isadore St.
Martin was hunting in the Columbia River Gorge in 1876 when he stumbled
Sup, Scappoose? Standup paddleboarding isn’t just for yoga instructors.
SCAPPOOSE BAYIMAGE: LaBriereLike Lululemon pants and Starbucks
mochaccinos, standup paddleboarding has developed someth
A lot of us have pictures of the
mountain. Or pictures of our last camping trip on the mountain. Or
pictures of us hiking near the mountain. But not all of us have good
Bluff Calls: Only 20 minutes outside Portland, Broughton offers an iconic climb up the crack.
Bluff is a special treat for Portland climbers who want to get in some
Ice caves, downhills, snow camps and scary-ass drives.
Ride Up, Roll Down: Mountain Biking at Skibowl
IMAGE: Thomas TealAt these speeds, every rock, tree branch and patch
of loose gravel is an enemy conspiring to knock you from your perch. On
Alder Creek Kayak and Canoe
200 NE Tomahawk Island Drive, 285-0464, aldercreek.com. 9 am-6 pm Sunday-Thursday, 9 am-7 pm Friday-Saturday.
There are two Alder Creek outposts. The spot over by OMSI
Growler bars, cronut shops and fueling stations near Hood.
63010 E Brightwood Bridge Road, Brightwood, 622-1568, facebook.com/BrightwoodTavern. 10 am-2:30 am daily.
Brightwood is still a one-horse town.
Fabled for lodging woodcutters,