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I’m Not a Hoarder

Hoarder March 27, 2020

Let’s be honest with ourselves here: We’re all hoarders at heart. The difference, of course, lies in what items we all choose to lug around, collect, and store. Fear not, hoarders: Northwest Self Storage will never judge you for your hoarding tendencies. Quite the opposite, actually. Need a safe place to stash your collectibles? Come […]

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5 Gorge Hikes and Brewery Pairings

October 1, 2019

The warm days of summer have dwindled, making way for autumn’s damp and chilly bite. And while that may spell the end of hiking season for some, a true Pacific Northwesterner knows that nature’s splendor is equally as vibrant in the fall. So pack a jacket, swap your hiking sandals for hiking boots, and make […]

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Tips for Storing Camping Gear

August 21, 2019

Camping is about finding peace in the remote wilderness. It’s about the animalistic freedom of going without a shower for days on end. The taste of smoky campfire goodness that somehow makes an ordinary hot dog feel gourmet. And for the risk-tolerant, it’s the thrill of playing giardia roulette whenever your open mouth comes in […]

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Store Your Outdoor Gear, Keep Your Significant Other Happy

February 25, 2019

Hobbies can either make or break a relationship. If you’re the type of person who spends most of their free time embracing everything the Pacific Northwest has to offer, you probably have enough hobbies to fill a small room, and your gear could probably fill a small house. Rather than making your significant other deal […]

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5 Ways to Get Outdoors and Stay Active This Winter

February 13, 2019

Rain? Check. Snow? Double check. It’s safe to say Oregon has it all when it comes to winter weather forecasts. Even though Oregon’s winters are somewhat majestic, they can also give you a little bit of cabin fever if you don’t leave the house (hygge can only get you so far, after all). Rather than […]

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Top 10 Pacific Northwest Summer Activities

Classic PNW Summer Activities July 20, 2018

Summer in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) is what it’s all about. Locals brave the long rainy season to enjoy the lush, green summers full of sunshine and perfect weather. But no summer in the PNW is complete without a few day trips, hikes, and other outdoor activities. If you don’t have time to complete a […]

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