Fees, Please

Would You Pay $70 to Visit Mount Rainier?

What about the Olympic National Park? The park system is pondering one heck of a rate hike.

10/25/2017 By Allison Williams

100 Best Shops

13 Great Places to Shop for Outdoor Gear (That Aren't REI)

These retailers of rugged wares get you geared up for any adventure on the trail, waves, or, sure, pavement.

10/23/2017 By Rosin Saez and Darren Davis

Take a Bike

In Seattle, Bike Shares Never Say Die

Except, Pronto is dead! So what's Seattle's cycling prognosis?

09/19/2017 By Rosin Saez

Five Ways

5 Hikes That Don’t Require Snow Gear

Hit a trail that doesn't call for snowshoes or skis—and end up at waterfalls, with views of Canada, or in an abandoned mining town.

02/08/2017 By Jack Russillo

Hiking Help

5 Hikes That Don't Require Four-Wheel Drive or Chains

Don't get stuck. Hike safely by heading to an island, the Olympic Peninsula, or the Columbia River.

01/06/2017 By Jack Russillo

How I Got Here

How a Former Recording Studio Tech Shifted Gears to Design the Perfect Seattle Bike

"It's important to downplay the preciousness of a handmade product."

09/21/2016 By Darren Davis

Weekend Pass

Tofino: Vancouver Island’s Tough City

Where to eat, sleep, and watch the waves on Vancouver Island. Plus what to do beyond the beach.

04/24/2015 By Allison Williams

Get Out

Try This Trail: Thorp Mountain

If you get lost on the top of this mountain, there's a fire lookout and berries to eat. It could be worse!

07/21/2014 By Craig Romano

Sporting Life

Cheasty Bike Trail Controversy

In a battle of hairsplitting environmentalism, bicyclists are facing off against birders in Beacon Hill over the Cheasty Bike Trail.

07/01/2014 By Heather Hansman

Weekend Pass

Climb Every Mountain (or Take the Shortcut Instead)

Canada’s rock-climbing mecca of Squamish gets a sightseeing gondola. Is that good news?

05/01/2014 By Allison Williams

Get Out

A Hike for Each Month of the Year

12 far-flung trails for year-round exploration.

04/01/2014 By Craig Romano

City Trails

The Burke-Gilman Trail

The main drag from Ballard to Kenmore.

04/01/2014 By Allison Williams

City Trails

No Cars Allowed

Four city routes we want for bikers and walkers.

04/01/2014 By Allison Williams

Step By Step

Seattle Biking 101

Let's start at the very beginning: Here's how to find a bike, find a trail, and not break the law.

04/01/2014 By Allison Williams

City Trails

Seattle-Born Bike Gear

Cycle swag from local entrepreneurs

04/01/2014 By Amanda Zurita


The Mountain Bikes Are Coming

Beacon Bike Park in the Cheasty Greenspace is set to open in June 2015. And the mountain bikers couldn't be happier.

04/01/2014 By Allison Williams

City Trails

Ship Canal Trail

All most all the way around Lake Union from Fisherman's Terminal to Eastlake.

04/01/2014 By Allison Williams

City Trails

Elliott Bay Trail

Shore ride from Magnolia to downtown.

04/01/2014 By Allison Williams

City Trails

Cedar River Trail

Salmon and 737's from downtown Renton to Landsburg.

04/01/2014 By Allison Williams

City Trails

Sammamish River Trail

Pastoral Picnics from Bothell to Redmond.

04/01/2014 By Allison Williams