35 Outdoor Adventures

35 Outdoor Adventures  

In this issue:

Arts & Culture


Live from Seattle, It’s Saturday Night!

It’s a sketch star bonanza as five Saturday Night Live cast members come our way in June.

06/16/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: June 2015

Carla Körbes takes her final bow with PNB, EMP showcases the animation legacy of Looney Tunes’ Chuck Jones, and Seattle Symphony plays Fantasia.

06/04/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld


Perfect Party June 2015

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

06/02/2015 By Seattle Met Staff

Best of the City

Our Beautiful State

35 Mountain Adventures

Look up. We’re surrounded by the most dramatic mountains in the world. They’re home to glaciers and goats, meadows and ghost towns—some even erupt. It doesn’t take much to get high out here, but we can’t promise you’ll want to come back down.

05/01/2015 By Allison Williams

Eat & Drink


Seattle Met’s Next Hot Chefs 2015

Just watch: These men and women will do great things.

05/26/2015 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion Photography by Andrew Waits

Watering Hole

Hotel Albatross Does Tiki in Ballard

This new spot just might solve Seattle’s tiki conundrum.

05/22/2015 By Allecia Vermillion


T-Doug’s Cantina Casual

The flavors are big. The nachos are bigger.

05/22/2015 By Kathryn Robinson


What Makes a Good Bar?

One of Pioneer Square’s most stunning spaces harbors intriguing cocktails and the sloppiest of joes.

05/22/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note

The Goats Who Stare at Men

On Klahhane Ridge in the Olympics, October 16, 2010, the forces of nature head butted human incursion to the ground.

06/08/2015 By James Ross Gardner

News & City Life


Could You Hurt This Dog for Science?

A new research facility at UW is reigniting the debate over the ethical treatment of animals.

06/18/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Quote Unquote

Dan Savage Doesn't Want a Hug

"I’m for pride. I just wish more people understood what that term is supposed to mean."

06/17/2015 By Matthew Halverson

The Explainer

Perfecting Chambers Bay for the U.S. Open

Here’s how a preeminent design firm reshaped one hole to prep for golf’s Super Bowl.

06/16/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Open Letter

Dear Chris Pratt,

Leave my childhood alone, dude!


Questions Answered

A New Kind of Recovering Addict

One Seattle drug recovery program is changing the way we help drug users.

06/10/2015 By Allison Williams

Back Fence

Facebook and the End of Self Reinvention

What will come of the generation that will never lose touch with each other?

06/08/2015 By Kathryn Robinson


17 Shots in Pasco

The police shooting of a Mexican field worker prompted a reckoning in a Washington farming town.

05/26/2015 By Brooke Jarvis

Style & Shopping

From the Archives

Seattle Fashion Incubator Launches Program for Veterans

A Renton-based fashion incubator helps tailor new opportunities for unemployed veterans.

06/11/2015 By Amanda Zurita

Travel & Outdoors

Travel Dispatch

Northwest Travel News, Summer 2015

Where you’ll want to go, and what’s happening there.

06/10/2015 By Allison Williams

Mountain Adventures

The Four Kinds of Washington Hikers

It’s okay if you recognize yourself.

06/09/2015 Illustrations by Eric Larsen By Allison Williams

Mountain Adventures

5 Places to Stay in Washington's Wilderness

These lodges are truly above it all.

06/08/2015 By Allison Williams

Mountain Adventures

Washington’s Kettle River Mountains: The Other Range

There’s another whole string of mountains on the other corner of the state.

06/08/2015 By Allison Williams

Mountain Adventures

The Other Outdoors

Four alternative ways to be a mountain person.

06/08/2015 By Allison Williams

Mountain Adventures

Day Hike Summits in Washington

You don't need expedition gear to get high.

06/08/2015 By Allison Williams

Mountain Adventures

You Climbed Rainier. BFD.

Does anyone still care about the state’s biggest mountain?

06/08/2015 By Allison Williams

Mountain Adventures

That Wimpy Winter Is Going to Mess with Our Summer

What the lack of snowpack will mean for the rest of year.

06/08/2015 By Allison Williams

Mountain Adventures

Washington's 6 Signature Mountains Are Waiting

All the facts you need to know about Mt. Si, Mt. Olympus, Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Baker, Mt. Adams, and Mt. Ranier.

06/08/2015 By Allison Williams

Backseat Climber

6 Great Mountain Drives

We give you no choice but to take the scenic route.

06/08/2015 By Allison Williams

Mountain Adventures

This Is Mountain Food

We’re talking gourmet meals, not trail mix.

06/08/2015 By Allison Williams