Camping and Hiking

August 19, 2015 6:22 AM
Spoiler alert: the trip was not a rousing success
May 13, 2015 6:06 PM
It's the perfect time to make camp. From tepees in a vineyard and charming cabins on a lake to pup tents in meadows under star-crammed...
s'mores, national s'mores day, smores, celebrate, hotcakes, seattle
August 7, 2014 7:43 PM
It’s National S’mores Day on Sunday, August 10 -- do you know what you’re doing? If not, we’re here to help. Here's how you can...
June 20, 2014 6:24 PM
A sweeping glacial vista on a bluebird afternoon…an ancient rain forest, trees dripping with moss…the fecund scent of a deep mountain...
October 21, 2013 8:18 PM
July 26, 2013 6:28 PM
When Joe Ray called, saying he felt like spilling some beans, I had an inkling that it might something big. Ray's writing and photographs...
July 8, 2013 9:31 PM
Nothing says summer like a spontaneous jaunt to a park, whether for a quick picnic, an inspiring view or a strenuous hike. But if you find...
June 21, 2013 9:00 PM
Summer's a time for soaking it all in, eating every single thing at its absolute peak freshness, staying out late to watch the sun set...
April 1, 2013 8:49 PM
Shopping Directory Brooks Sports Bothell brooksrunning.com Cascade Designs (Platypus and  Therm-a-Rest) SoDo cascadedesigns.com...
March 18, 2013 12:53 AM
I remember the excitement of 50 years ago, when Seattle hosted a Space Age world’s fair visited by astronauts, and President John F....
June 19, 2012 9:46 PM
1. For those whose hikes are usually of the urban variety, Eddie Bauer’s new Trailhead Pack is all business, with a laptop pocket, and a...
June 18, 2012 9:04 PM
Lake SereneMount Index Difficulty: Moderate; 7.2 miles round-trip, 2,000-foot elevation gain Location: About 90 minutes...
June 16, 2012 1:12 AM
Mount ConstitutionOrcas Island Difficulty: Moderate to difficult; 6.7 miles round-trip, 1,490-foot elevation gain. Or easy; a scant...
June 16, 2012 1:10 AM
Grove of the PatriarchsMount Rainier Difficulty: Easy; 1.5 miles round-trip, 50-foot elevation gain Location: About a two-hour...
June 16, 2012 1:06 AM
Sourdough Ridge TrailSunrise, Mount Rainier Difficulty: Easy; 2.5 miles, 400-foot elevation gain Location: Two hours from Seattle...
June 16, 2012 1:03 AM
Heather MeadowsNear Mount Baker Difficulty: Easy; .5 mile, mostly level and paved Location: About two and a half hours from Seattle...