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SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Once upon a time, going for a hike was a simple activity. Toss a few snacks, water and appropriate gear into a backpack, lace up your hiking boots, and you're ready to roll. That all changes once you have children.

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 4:48pm

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Bozeman's hottest up-and-coming winter sport, it turns out, doesn't have anything to do with mountains.

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 4:48pm

BEND, Ore. (AP) - First of all, I must admit that I have never snowshoed simply for the sake of snowshoeing.

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 5:12pm

From the warmth of my office, the view includes a magnificent stand of quaking aspens along the ridge near Headquarters Lake.

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 5:12pm

A couple of weeks ago, I had a dream about fishing. Upon awakening, I was smiling and feeling good, unlike my usual early-morning feeling. I stayed in bed for a while, trying to recall what happened in that dream.

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 5:11pm

JUNEAU (AP) - There was a collective sigh of relief as our group reached the Peterson Lake Trail parking lot. A few inches of crusty snow blanketed the area.

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 5:11pm

When it comes to how snowmobile use is managed, the Chugach National Forest is one step ahead of many other national parks around the country. On Jan. 27, the U.S. Forest Service issued a new policy mandating that all U.S.

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 9:36pm

SALT LAKE CITY — As outdoor recreation companies increasingly cater to skiers and snowboarders who like to venture beyond the groomed slopes at ski resorts and tackle backcountry terrain, they’ve put a special emphasis on gear and equipment to keep people safe in case of avalanches. At the recen...

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 1:37pm

When I was 6 years old, my family traveled the Alcan Highway from California to the Arctic Circle in Alaska.

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 1:37pm

Author's note: A loyal reader recently noted that it has been two years since I bamboozled readers into learning about fish by slipping a little cold biology into a hot romance novel.

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 1:37pm


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