Articles written by: Will Mehigan

What Your Outdoor Instrument Says About You

What Your Outdoor Instrument Says About You

Although slightly cumbersome, musical instruments can be a great source of entertainment on a camping trip. Plus, a campfire sing-along can also be a great way to meet strangers along the trail. But how can you be sure of which stranger(s) you should go out of your way to befriend? [...]

Best Kept Secrets at the Columbia River Gorge

Best Kept Secrets at the Columbia River Gorge

Dissecting Oregon and Washington, the Columbia River Gorge is one of most breathtaking hiking spots in the Pacific Northwest. But unfortunately, the incredible natural beauty of Multnomah Falls, the gorge’s most well-known feature, can sometimes be overshadowed by a massive amount of cars in the parking lot and crowded trail [...]

Learning to Camp by Playing the Oregon Trail

Learning to Camp by Playing the Oregon Trail

Before Facebook, before CD Roms, and before the internet as we know it, was a game called Oregon Trail. Oregon Trail resided on floppy discs in computer lab Macintoshes all across the US. The game, while very elementary and quite pixelated, was a defining activity in American educational history. But [...]