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The stump of the juvenile ponderosa pine nearly sent me sprawling, but I wasn’t particularly perturbed at barely avoiding what might have been a painful tumble.

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Fischer Schluessler traveled most of the way across America to hunt mountain goats in Baker County.

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The elk: a great runner, an eater-upper of rough terrain, a beast that knits the Blue/Wallowa Mountain country together in its yearly rounds — summering in the high parklands and meadows, wint…

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The Herculean Camping Loop is a seven-day, 292-mile road cycling adventure through a wide range of ecosystems and summits. Each day covers between 16 and 58 miles of isolated pavement and conc…

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There is an advantage to hiking in conditions that approximate the inside of a refrigerator, only with wind gusts and rain showers, neither of which is common inside a properly functioning kit…

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Some of the more memorable climbs I’ve made in the mountains brought me to low ground rather than high.

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As we watched mountain goats saunter across nearly sheer rock, frolic on snowdrifts and crop alpine wildflowers, I had a sudden and almost painful hankering for an elephant ear.

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It was the hottest day of the year and my throat felt the way I imagine it would feel if I had recently swallowed a sheet of sandpaper.

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A mountain stream is the artistic virtuoso of the natural world.

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NORTH POWDER — Dan Marvin stands beside a chest-high bale of alfalfa hay and gazes west to the dark forest at the base of the Elkhorn Mountains, where the hungry beasts wait.

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Registration for the Youth Hunter Education Challenge program is set

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Northeastern Oregon is home to several of these anachronistic weapons in the war against wildfire

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Be forewarned, though: Insect repellents, although effective at thwarting mosquitoes and other pests, won't work for everybody

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Vinegar Hill, the highest peak in the Greenhorn Mountains between Baker City and John Day, deserves a more dignified title - but the name doesn't mar the view from its summit

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Cloud patterns high over Grande Ronde Lake reflect mischief in quiet water in an otherwise tranquil scene. The small, popular lake rests high in the Elkhorn Mountains near Anthony Lake, northw…

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Oregon State Police Fish andamp; Wildlife investigators are asking for the public's help in solving the January illegal killing of a bighorn sheep in Malheur County.