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The Klamath Siskiyous is one of the most biologically diverse bioregions in the country; an estimated 3,500 vascular plant species can be found in this region, 280 of which are endemic. While it should be easy enough to find incredible displays of wildflowers most anywhere in the Rogue Valley, there

The local dirt-riding community has some exciting new terrain to rip up. Completed just last spring, Mountain of the Rogue Trail features Southern Oregon’s first and only purpose-built mountain biking trails. Located near the I-5 corridor and less than two miles from downtown Rogue River, the trail system can be

It can be difficult to explain to friends and family just how awesome your Rogue Valley adventures are without visual proof. Luckily, with the advent of the GoPro, now your daily activities (no matter how radical) can make everyone feel like they’re actually there. With a little creativity and the

  The fastest high school ski racers in Oregon will meet on Mt. Ashland during the first week of March to participate in the Oregon Interscholastic Ski Racing Association (OISRA) State Alpine Ski Racing Championships. Starting on Wednesday, March 2 and ending on Friday March 4, the state championships will

Picnics combine two of the greatest things life has to offer: food and the great outdoors. With a little creativity, a person can fashion their own five-star restaurant anywhere they want. The ingredients may vary as much as the weather, but with the right place to picnic, it won’t matter

  Unlike skiing or ice skating, with snowshoeing there really is no need to practice. A good pair of waterproof boots, snow pants, and a hard-shell jacket will keep you warm, comfortable, and dry. For people interested in getting into the back-country, it’s important to have the right shoes. Back-country

Oregon nature lovers may have a lot more pristine land to appreciate. The Crater Lake Wilderness Proposal, created by Oregon Wild, would declare 500,000 acres of land, in Crater Lake and the surrounding areas, a nationally protected wilderness corridor. This would preserve the wildlife and natural resources of the area,

As the only undefeated team in their division in the nation, the Lady Raiders sit at 15-0 overall and 8-0 in the Cascade Conference as of the second week of January and halfway through this season. Let’s just say they are roaring along with no sign of slowing. Could this

The cold weather brings with it a whole host of outdoor activities. Luckily, you don’t have to have a four-wheel drive vehicle and a pair of skis to get out and have fun. Ice skating still remains one of the simplest and enjoyable pastimes during the winter months.   RRRink

Speaking whale might be a difficult tongue to master, but watching whales? Anyone can do that. It seems that the New Year’s resolution of the planet’s largest mammal is to migrate south to Mexico for giving birth to their young, called calves, which weigh between 1,100 and 1,500 pounds at