Outdoors

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...
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...