Outdoors

March 21, 2013 9:10 PM
While it’s been my motto for many things throughout my life, it never occurred to me to fake it until I made it with exercise. Aside from...
March 6, 2013 6:02 PM
For those of you following my journey to train for the Seattle magazine Earth Day 5K on April 20 (my first 5K ever), or who have...
fat bikes
March 1, 2013 5:07 PM
While we wait (and wait) for spring to arrive, Seattleites head east for blue vistas and shimmering snowfields; plunging into all that mood...
jogging
February 18, 2013 7:04 PM
I love to eat and hate to exercise. That’s about it. That’s also why, suddenly at 40, I’m in dire need of a major attitude adjustment. So...
January 28, 2013 1:32 AM
If it seems like you can’t take a walk in Seattle without encountering an enormous set of stairs along the way, there’s good reason: Our...
November 13, 2012 11:56 PM
Say you’re wondering what a nutria looks like, and you don’t trust the random photos that pop up on Flickr. Enter the Encyclopedia of Puget...
October 17, 2012 11:15 PM
November’s dark, gray days are no excuse for staying indoors—especially now that Seattle’s second-largest park has undergone a major, $13...
October 17, 2012 8:43 PM
WHERE: The Olympic Peninsula. WHY: For the Harvest Winery Tour (11/10–11/11. $30. Multiple locations; 800.785.5495;...
September 24, 2012 10:48 PM
I have discovered the perfect gift for any native Seattleite who thinks he/she has done everything in this city. Two words: Seaplane tour...
September 24, 2012 8:44 PM
JUST GET IT Visit these stores—or check the websites—to find this gear. Outdoor ResearchSoDo, 2203 1st Ave. S; outdoorresearch.com REISix...
September 21, 2012 9:57 PM
Challenge the chill with your own built-in heater, courtesy of West Seattle–based Toast’s heated long underwear tops and pants. Created by...
September 19, 2012 10:55 PM
WHERE: Lake Quinault Lodge in Olympic National Park. WHY: For the 11th annual Quinault Rain Forest Mushroom Festival (10/19–10/21. $25–$30...
August 23, 2012 10:13 PM
As summer lingers, September might be the best month of all to be out on the water, and nowhere is better than Seattle for beginner sailors...
June 19, 2012 10:03 PM
May 31, 2012 8:43 PM
Regarded as one of the most bike-friendly cities in the nation, Seattle’s love of all things two-wheeled runs deep and wide (like a sharrow...