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Meet Backcountry Prize Winner Chrissy Bucrek

Meet Backcountry Prize Winner Chrissy Bucrek

Chrissy Bucrek and her family love to hike and camp during the summer and ski during the winter.  Backpacking is one of Chrissy's favorite outdoor activities, and she can't wait to put the backcountry prize package to good use for an upcoming backpacking trip. ...

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Buy a Backpack and Dinner is On Us!

Buy a Backpack and Dinner is On Us!

Planning to backpack this summer!  Buy your backpack from Shortt Supply, and we will throw in a dehydrated dinner for two!  Not only do we sell some of the highest-rated backpacks including Osprey, Gregory, and Six Moons, we also carry the best-selling backpacking foods by Backpacker’s Pantry and Good To-Go!

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Car Camping Winner Elizabeth Betts

Car Camping Winner Elizabeth Betts

Elizabeth Betts grew up spending her summers hiking and fishing in Montana.  Her favorite natural landscape is a river or stream in a forest. “I think the sounds and smells remind me of summers spent hiking and fishing in Montana as a kid,” says Elizabeth. The Car Camping prize package is going to keep Elizabeth exploring the forests for years to come!

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Light & Fast Winner Stephen Ford

Light & Fast Winner Stephen Ford

Stephen Ford will be archery hunting elk this year, his first hunting trip since his college days in Wyoming, taking a fast and light approach.  “The timing and prize package couldn’t be more perfect,” says Stephen.  We call this a bullseye!

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Annual Northwest Forest Pass

Annual Northwest Forest Pass

Your adventure is our purpose! And that is why we are your one-stop shopping for the annual Northwest Forest Pass, maps, shoes, and gear!  Enjoy all of the following benefits while supporting our National Forests!

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Take a Walk on the Wild Side

Take a Walk on the Wild Side

Shortt Supply has expanded our Run/Walk section and the store’s Camp/Hike section. Brian and Karen Shortt were inspired to expand the offerings based on their love for the outdoors.

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Tamanawas Falls

Tamanawas Falls

Duration: 2-3 hours State: Oregon Type: Hike Total Trail Mileage: 5 Tamanawas Falls trail is located 30 minutes south of Hood River in the Mt Hood National wilderness. As such it does require a pass. It's insanely busy on the weekends, but if you can get there during...

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Starvation Creek

Starvation Creek

Duration: 2-3 hours State: Oregon Type: Hike / Walk Total Trail Mileage: 5 Starvation Creek is right off Eastbound I-84 between Cascade Locks and Hood River. You'll have to double back or park at Viento State Park (fee area) and walk over. Parking at Starvation Creek...

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Catherine Creek

Catherine Creek

Duration: 2-3 hours State: Washington Type: Hike / Trail run Total Trail Mileage: 5Catherine Creek is a large area with a lot of options. I parked on the left side of the road so I could immediately head up into the hills. This was my first time visiting so I took a...

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Wyeth Trail

Wyeth Trail

Duration: 2 hours State: Oregon Type: Hike  Total Trail Mileage: 5 Certainly off the beaten path in the winter, I came across the Wyeth Trail because Starvation creek parking was completely full on a weekend. Here you'll find a nice little campground with a beautiful...

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