Archive for the ‘Wild’ Category

Bridge of Gods: Icon of the Columbia Gorge

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The Bridge of the Gods is an icon in the Columbia River Gorge. Connecting the Washington and Oregon sides of the Gorge at Cascade Locks, OR and near Stevenson, WA, it doesn’t quite have the natural allure of Multnomah Falls, but it is one of the most famous man made structures in the Gorge. From […]

Increased Hiking of the Pacific Crest Trail

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The Pacific Crest Trail Association has reported more web traffic and more long-distance hiking permits requested with the release of the movie Wild. The Pacific Crest Trail starts near Campo, California near the Mexican border then travels 2,650 miles to Washington’s Pasayten Wilderness at the Canadian border. The movie, Wild stars Reese Witherspoon, who received […]

Cheryl Strayed’s Wild Journey

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Thursday, January 15, 2015

Cheryl Strayed, the author of Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail will be appearing on the Chicago Travel and Adventure Show in Rosemont to discuss her memoir. If you’re interested in watching Cheryl Strayed on the Chicago Travel and Adventure Show, she will be speaking at 12:15 p.m. on January 17th, […]

Win An Oregon Wintercation

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Enter to win a “Wild” experience without the work of hiking 2,663 miles alone. The movie “Wild” staring Reese Witherspoon was filmed in the West Columbia Gorge area. This Wintercation will provide you the beauty of the Columbia Gorge while relaxing and taking in the small town wonders that exist along the Columbia River Gorge. […]

From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Wednesday, December 3, 2014

The movie Wild staring Reese Witherspoon was filmed all over the Pacific Northwest. This film was based on the book From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, the story of the writers experience in life after divorce and the lost of her mother. This emotionally empowering film is heavily loaded with beautiful background […]

Reese Witherspoon in the Gorge

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Monday, July 14, 2014

Reese Witherspoon shot in more Oregon locations than any other feature file to date, for a movie called “Wild”. This story is about a woman’s 1,000 mile hike up the Pacific Crest Trail, and is currently set for limited release on December 5th, 2014. Read more about this movie below. Witherspoon and the movie’s crew […]