Since 1927
Connecting our community with the great outdoors.

Our focus includes teaching members of the public how to competently, safely and responsibly go hiking, backpacking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, kayaking, bicycling and mountain climbing in the beautiful Northwest mountains and forests and to encourage the citizens of the Northwest to protect and preserve by all reasonable means the natural beauties of the mountains, forests, lakes, streams and other natural features of the Northwest.

Upcoming Activities Calendar

Find and Sign up for your next activity.
  • 06.21 Friday

    Trips/McKenzie River Trail


    Distance: 20

  • 06.21 Friday

    Trips/Pisgah East Side Loop


    Distance: 5.25

  • 06.21 Friday

    Climbs/Middle Sister 2


    Distance: 18 miles

  • 06.23 Sunday

    Trips/Banks-Vernonia Bike


    Distance: 44

  • 06.24 Monday

    Trips/Pisgah Flatlands Meander


    Distance: 3 miles

  • 06.25 Tuesday

    Trips/Blanton Ridge to Spencer Butte


    Distance: 8.5

  • 06.26 Wednesday

    Trips/Amazon Hdwtrs/Spencer Butte


    Distance: 6.2

  • 06.26 Wednesday

    Stewardship/Trail Maintenance

    Work Party

    Distance: 2

Get Acquainted Hikes

This is your chance to find out about the Obsidians, get acquainted with some Obsidian members, visit the Obsidians’ distinctive Lodge, and hike along the Ribbon Trail. Generally the second Saturday of each month. Check the Activities Calendar for details. Nonmembers must register first as a guest to sign up for this hike.

Activities Calendar

Camp Fontana

Our favorite annual outside adventure, Summer Camp 2024, near Mt Baker this year, August 12–18.

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Taking in all the world has to offer!

Connecting our community with the great outdoors
One Adventure at a time