We love snow - Next Adventure and snowy Mt. Hood

Are you ready to play in the snow?

Come by Next Adventure's Grand Avenue store for free clinics and presentations this winter.
Next Adventure staff and experienced guests share how to stay warm, dry and comfortable while out on the slopes, in the back-country, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, snow camping, and year-round hiking and backpacking.
Get prepared for winter. Get smarter.  Get safer.  Have more fun!

Clinics begin at 7 pm after the store closes.

Here are some upcoming winter clinics and presentations. Check our online calendar for updates, additions and other great events.

Tue, Dec 8, 2015 - Snowshoeing and Cross-country Skiing - with Outdoor School Guide Greg Hill.
Learn the basics of winter travel.  Find the right balance of grip and glide for you. Learn about snowshoe and xc-ski equipment. Dress for winter success with the right layering system. Discover the best snowshoeing spots on Mt. Hood and what to expect of Northwest winter weather.

Tue, Jan 12, 2016 - Back-country Skiing & Snowboarding - with Cody Booth.
Things are different away from the groomies.  Learn from the man himself how to prepare for and make the most of your back-country skiing or splitboarding experience.  Check out snowstoked to see what we're talking about.

Tue, Feb 9, 2016 - Snow Camping - with Outdoor School Guide Greg Hill.
Learn what it takes to stay cozy, warm, dry and safe while camping in winter. We'll talk about snow cave and igloo construction, discuss winter tent options, what sleeping bags and insulation are best, what stoves don't work in the cold, keeping water liquid, and other unique winter challenges.

Tue, Mar 8, 2016 - Lightweight Backpacking
For those about to embark on a long-distance thru-hike, it is time for a pack shake-down.  For anyone wanting to backpack at all this summer, it is time to learn how to lighten your load on the trail.

We'll have even more clinics and presentations scheduled this Spring and Summer to inform, outfit and excite you, so be sure to check at the store and online!