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Laura O Foster

Laura O. Foster writes about the Portland, Oregon and the nearby Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Portland Stair Walks is her eighth guidebook about the Pacific Northwest. She also writes for Travel Oregon, BikePortland, Friends of the Columbia Gorge, and Portland Parks & Recreation. A former urban-walks guide for the Multnomah Athletic Club, she leads occasional walking tours for nonprofits and local government agencies. Her explorations of Portland's stairs and hidden pathways have...See more