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Pacific Crest Trail Days 2014

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Gear vendors set up their displays on Thunder Island in Cascade Locks, Oregon for the 2014 PCT Days

The 8th annual Pacific Crest Trail Days, or PCT Days was held last weekend (9/6- 9/8/14), and by chance The North Face store I work at here in Portland is one of the sponsors for the event, so I got to work at our tent, see some hiker-trash friends I made this summer, and enjoy the warm and breezy weather on the Columbia River. There were vendors talking about their latest and greatest technologies and products, and also some gear that hadn’t been released yet or would soon be available in the US.… Read more

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SE Portland to the Columbia River Gorge

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Columbia River Gorge from Angel’s Rest

Portland, Oregon, AKA the City of Roses, is a mecca for those who love being active in any type of weather; as the home of some of the most beautiful, plentiful, largest and smallest parks in the nation, PDX provides many welcome places for one to enjoy running, bicycling, or equestrian activities away from the constant din of bustling traffic. Mount Tabor Park, an extinct volcano and source of 3 drinking water reservoirs, is a perfect example of a park near my house with lots of trails to explore, a playground, and many family-oriented events throughout the summer.… Read more

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