Outdoors

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...
May 17, 2012 5:52 PM
Ah, spring in Seattle. After all those months of building forts and hitting indoor play areas on cold, rainy days, Puget Sound kids are...
April 20, 2012 12:13 AM
Few foods look more fetching on the plate than fiddleheads, those vibrant green coils that emerge in moist forests each spring. Aptly named...
April 5, 2012 11:40 PM
Seattle’s Outdoor Research, which just turned the ripe old age of 30, is blazing new trails with the introduction of the 13.5-ounce Axiom...
January 14, 2012 12:00 AM
If the cold, wet weather and shorter days are putting a damper on your outdoor workout, head inside and try something new. Here are a few...
November 22, 2011 7:04 PM
If you were on Mount Rainier or Mount Baker this past spring and summer—when the snow just wouldn’t melt—you probably saw the latest craze...
October 17, 2011 3:50 PM
Ski bunnies and snowboarders, prepare to be totally stoked: This month marks the opening of Crystal Mountain Ski Resort, where the new Mt....
September 16, 2011 4:26 PM
A new line of urban bags from Cascade Designs’ SealLine brand ($64.95–$169.95) coddles your stuff when you’re out enjoying our region’s...
August 17, 2011 11:47 PM
The news is like a siren’s call to fishermen: pink salmon, which surge into local waters for just a few weeks every two years, are here...
August 9, 2011 5:16 PM
If you’ve always contended that you’d love skydiving were it not for that part about leaping out of a plane midflight, the time has come to...
July 19, 2011 7:58 PM
Thinking about taking the plunge? Here’s a look at what kind of cash you’ll sink into boat ownership—first the purchase price, then the...
July 19, 2011 7:46 PM
In the beginning, there was yoga. Next, hot yoga caught fire. But for Seattleites, even that wasn’t enough of a mind-body challenge. Now,...
July 19, 2011 6:59 PM
Rumors of a giant squid dwelling beneath the Tacoma Narrows Bridge are probably bunk. Probably. Lake Washington is reportedly home to a...
July 19, 2011 6:47 PM
The Yakima River Angling for a new hobby? Hop in your car, drive southeast for a couple of hours and stick your toes into some of the best...
July 19, 2011 6:39 PM
Though they’re rarely hot and sunny, Washington’s coastal beaches really bring the drama: wild, ever-changing weather, vast stretches of...