Seasonal Features Winter
Oregon offers all kinds of winter wonder. Want to get away from the ice and snow? Then you’ll enjoy the temperate climate on the western side of the state. Looking to ski the steeps and the snowy forests? Just head farther east. Here’s a host of stories to inspire your winter fun.
Take a tasty tour of Southern Oregon wine country or chase winter steelhead in the frigid waters of the Hood River. Ski the Nordic track, back-country or lifts at Anthony Lakes Ski Area, and nosh your way through Albany. Get inspired by young snowboarder Ben Ferguson.
Enjoy the Season Stories from Winter
five of 38 Stories about Winter in Oregon
Watching the first sunrise of 2012 from the top of Mount Hood with my close friend Carlos Martinez was so beautiful it was almost impossible to describe. However what was truly amazing was the fact that Carlos’s new wife Nancy let him spend…
Some people think we’re crazy for hopping in our kayaks when it’s 35 degrees and drizzling, but if you love to paddle, there are many reasons to get out in the rain. If you wait for summer in Oregon, many rivers and streams are too low…
We’re savoring the end of 2011 and want to go out on a sweet note. For inspiration, we stopped in atCacaoin Portland to ask for recommendations on Oregon chocolatiers. Sasha Freivalds, barista and chocolate connoisseur at the store,…
Two inches per hour. That’s how fast the snow’s falling outside. Enough snow that, if you add serious wind, you officially have a blizzard.
In 1993, Janet Freeman’s sister asked her to make a pair of snowboard pants that recognized the fact she was a girl, recalls Freeman.