While Oregon is blessed with a mild climate most of the year, winter can turn from the sublime to downright dangerous. This week, we visit Oregon snow country with experts offers tips and tactics for staying safe, remaining warm and making the best of a bad situation should you become lost in the woods.
About the Author: Grant McOmie
Grant McOmie is a Pacific Northwest broadcast journalist, teacher and author who writes and produces stories and special programs about the people, places, outdoor activities and environmental issues of the Pacific Northwest. A fifth generation Oregon native, Grant’s roots run deepest in the central Oregon region near Prineville and Redmond where his family continues to live.
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A related Grant’s Getaway
This week I took a colorful hike through time through one of Oregon’s most spectacular landscapes – the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument. From its headwaters in the Blue Mountains to its salmon-rich confluence with the grand…