Perfect trail condition days come along often here in Central Oregon. We all have our favorite trails – and during the busy summer months, it can feel like they happen to be everyone else’s favorite trails too. Lev Stryker, owner of Cog Wild, shares some tips for finding space, planning ahead and being prepared
With more and more people visiting our caves, trailheads and visitor facilities, we are seeing an increase in vandalism. In this video, Dave Nissen of Wanderlust Tours shares why it’s so important to leave our forests as we found them, and ideas for what you can do if you see vandalism taking place.
Getting out in the backcountry is one of the most unique and beautiful ways to experience the awe of National Forests. With increasing numbers of visitors exploring these remote areas, safety and preparedness are more important than ever. Allison Hartz, Board Member from the Central Oregon Avalanche Center, shares in this video ways to stay safe, avoid injury and prevent the need for search and rescue efforts.
Joanne Richter, co-leader of the Central Oregon Bitterbrush Broads has spent years working to protect wilderness and wild lands. Wilderness areas are incredibly special places that require special care. From double checking regulations to respecting wildlife, we can all contribute to keeping our wilderness wild.