Gorge provides a beautiful backdrop for UnCruise Adventures

Approaching Bonneville Dam lock, the S.S.Legacy navigates through seven locks up river and seven locks down river on the Rivers of Wine cruise. Dan Eierdam

Approaching Bonneville Dam lock, the S.S.Legacy navigates through seven locks up river and seven locks down river on the Rivers of Wine cruise. Dan Eierdam

“Adventure is out there!”

That’s what Charles Muntz declares in the 2009 animated movie “Up." Sometimes it’s South America but sometimes adventure can be found in your own backyard. 

The Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area is an awe-inspiring region that covers over 80 miles of ever-changing geological scenery. Lush forested landscape surrounding Multnomah Falls gives way to dramatic layers of volcanic rock and (Read more in The Columbian).