Outdoors

May 11, 2011 10:26 PM
Just when you thought cyclocross was the most badass recreational sport to take root in the Northwest, along comes an entire new category...
May 2, 2011 10:54 PM
OLYMPIC MOUNTAINS The Brothers, 6,565 feet; Mount Constance, 7,743 feet; Mount Ellinor, 5,952 feet In the 1850s, during his survey of...
April 22, 2011 9:48 PM
When Animals AttackWhen an experienced hiker was killed by an aggressive mountain goat last fall on a trail near Hurricane Ridge, it...
April 21, 2011 5:05 PM
We’ve all asked (and answered) the classic vacation question: The mountains or the shore? As it happens, we feel strongly both ways. But...
April 19, 2011 6:15 PM
SNOQUALMIEA small mountain town with historic attractions and a decent brewery, Snoqualmie offers proximity to the city while maintaining a...
April 19, 2011 6:07 PM
MOUNTAINEERING GUIDES Rainier Mountaineering Inc.Mount Rainier, Mount Shuksan, Forbidden PeakBased in Ashford, RMI is one of the oldest and...
April 19, 2011 5:57 PM
Besides the oft-traveled road to Hurricane Ridge outside Port Angeles (see page 107), here are five more Washington mountains you can...
April 19, 2011 5:52 PM
Our state is home to five active or potentially active stratovolcanoes—tall, conical mountains built up over the centuries by layer upon...
April 19, 2011 5:29 PM
Rumors have circulated for years that Washington’s Cascades are the native habitat of Bigfoot (aka Sasquatch). Some certainly emanate...
April 19, 2011 5:27 PM
Going Downhill Here’s a handful of familiar snowsport options, plus one that’s a little out there. Visit skiwashington.com for more. The...
April 19, 2011 4:25 PM
On a damp spring day, Seattle floral designer Katherine Anderson climbs a tree in some woods south of Duvall. She clips and collects...
April 18, 2011 10:50 PM
The idea of training for a triathlon can be more intimidating than the race itself.  As overwhelming as it sounds, signing up for a...
February 8, 2011 7:23 PM
Seattle has long been a mecca for outdoorsy people and technical innovation, so it follows that some of the leading outdoor clothing and...
American Meteorological Society's Annual Meeting
January 20, 2011 10:49 PM
Got a question about the weather? Then Sunday may be your day, rain or shine. About 3,900 weather geeks will descend on Seattle Sunday...
December 14, 2010 10:37 PM
I don’t mind sleeping in a damp tent or camping on snow if it means getting to enjoy a night in the woods in the quiet of winter. But every...