Hikes

Catch Sweeping Views From Atop San Juan Island's Mount Finlayson

Carve out an afternoon for this gentle hike on the island's southern tip.

10/08/2012 By Craig Romano

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Trail of the Month: Mount Townsend

See the Salish Sea from the peak of Mount Townsend, located at the northeastern edge of the Olympic Peninsula.

06/20/2012 By Craig Romano

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How to Buy a Bike

Seattle bike experts on how to buy a bike.

05/18/2012 By Allison Williams and Amanda Zurita With Brian Colella, Emily Dhatt, Jessie Wesley, Anne Larkin, and Nicole Fancher

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Bike Routes: Off Road

Seattle's best off road bike trails: Tiger Mountain, Big Finn Hill and 
Saint Edward Parks, I-5 Colonnade Mountain Bike Park, Middle Fork Snoqualmie River Trail, South Fork Snoqualmie Area, Tolt Pipeline Trail.

05/18/2012 By Allison Williams and Amanda Zurita With Brian Colella, Emily Dhatt, Jessie Wesley, Anne Larkin, and Nicole Fancher

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Washington Bike Towns

Great biking weekend getaways: Castle Rock, Lopez Island, Republic, Richland, and Winthrop.

05/18/2012 By Allison Williams With Brian Colella, Amanda Zurita, Emily Dhatt, Jessie Wesley, Anne Larkin, and Nicole Fancher

Get Out

Seattle's Paved Bike Routes

More and more, the best way to get around this city and the surrounding area is self-propelled, and on two wheels. Here are 6 trails to encourage you even more.

05/18/2012 By Allison Williams

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Bike Crashes Along SLU Streetcar Pit Cyclists Against City

When cyclists started wrecking, one after another, on the South Lake Union Streetcar tracks, it looked like the growing pains of a city trying its best to get people out of their cars and into alternate transportation. But then a lawsuit raised questions

05/18/2012 By Matthew Halverson

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Group Bike Rides

Great cycling clubs: Cascade Bike Club, Cyclists Of Greater Seattle, Native Planet Cycling, Outdoors For All.

05/18/2012 By Brian Colella

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Pedal Pushers

Colin Stevens, Adonia Lugo, Christy Elton, Brian Nordwall, David Postetter, and Patricia Hansen are shaping Seattle's biking community.

05/18/2012 By Brian Colella, Emily Dhatt, Jessie Wesley, and Anne Larkin

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Bike Gear: Head to Toe

Local bike shops share their favorite bike gear.

05/18/2012 By Amanda Zurita

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Bicycle Trips, Trails, and Gear

Seattle is hilly, it’s wet, and it’s one of the top-ranked cycle cities in the nation, thanks to our committed commuters and twisting trails. Turns out we love our bikes and the number of pedal pushers grows with every year (and every bump in gas prices).

05/18/2012 By Allison Williams With Brian Colella, Amanda Zurita, Emily Dhatt, Jessie Wesley, Anne Larkin, and Nicole Fancher

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Insider’s Guide to Olympic National Park: Park Trails You Don’t Know

The best hiking trails you don’t know in Olympic National Park.

07/22/2011 By Allison Williams

Olympic National Park

10 Top Places to Visit in Olympic National Park

Whether you're hiking, camping, boating, or all the above—these are the must-visit places for your trip's itinerary.

07/22/2011

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Trail of the Month: Snow Lake

Despite the campsites and old cabin ruins just off the trail, not to mention the throng of hikers, there remains some untamed charm at Snow Lake, one of Snoqualmie Pass’s most photogenic wilderness sites.

06/24/2011 By Allison Williams

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Under a BC Sun

Treks to Harmony Lake on Whistler Mountain, zip-lining above Fitzsimmons Creek, rides on Peak 2 Peak Gondola, tackling the trails at Whistler Mountain Bike Park: Proof there are more things to see and do in Whistler in summer than in winter.

07/20/2010 By Lia Steakley Dicker

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Slide Show: Hike and Bike

Lucky us: We live near some of the best hiking and mountain biking trails in the Pacific Northwest. Want to break a sweat? Take a stroll before lunch? There’s a trail for that.

05/17/2010

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Gear Guide

All the essential gear for summer hiking and biking.

05/17/2010 By Judy Naegeli

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Hike and Bike: Mount St. Helens

Trails for Ape Canyon, Lewis River, and Norway Pass.

05/17/2010 With Courtney Nash, Judy Naegeli, Erin Reading, and Kasey Cordell Edited by Laura Dannen By Hayley Poole and Craig Romano