Outdoors

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...
July 19, 2011 5:54 PM
Waterways: The Ballard LocksWitness cool water workings at the Ballard Locks (aka the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, if you please), which are...
July 18, 2011 7:18 PM
Lake Washington: Recreation HeavenThe very existence of Lake Washington, a recreational haven and scenic backdrop par excellence, may be...
May 23, 2011 8:17 PM
In this entrepreneurial town, we like to do things on our own time and that includes being active. Whether there’s one last work...
bike commuting
May 14, 2011 11:34 PM
Here are Greg's "essentials" for bike commuting: "I was thinking about some of the "essentials" for bike commuting.  It's easy to find...
May 12, 2011 7:04 PM
Urban WalkaboutBy Arts + Culture editor Brangien Davis Dear weather gods: Just so there’s no mistake, my perfect summer day in Seattle is...