West Coast Outdoor Weather- 10-1-2015

West Coast Outdoor Weather- 10-1-2015

West Coast Outdoor Weather- 10-1-2015.  The weekend will bring some showers early on Saturday for the Washington Cascades than a drying trend late on Saturday[Read More…]

by October 1, 2015 0 comments Earth
Appalachian Trail Speed Record Falls in just 54 days to Seattle native Heather Anderson. Source:

Appalachian Trail Speed Record Falls to Seattle-Area Woman

Endurance trekking speed records have been falling on America’s iconic trails for the past year. It started last summer when Seattle native Joe McConaughy set[Read More…]

by September 29, 2015 0 comments Community
Beards Hollow was a Washington State Parks acquisition made possible with a grant of $397,750 from Land and Water Conservation Fund.  Source:

National Park Funding on the Chopping Block – Washington Parks Could Suffer

September is a critical month for continued federal funding for local, state, and federal parks throughout the country and the Pacific Northwest. This month the[Read More…]

by September 24, 2015 0 comments Community
West Coast Outdoor Weather

West Coast Outdoor Weather

This is our weekly Thursday seven day outlook for the  North Cascades in Washington state. Each week we will pick a region in the Western[Read More…]

by September 24, 2015 0 comments Earth
Search and rescue members prepare to extract a body of one of the seven canyoneers killed during a flash flood on Monday.  Source:

Zion National Park Flood – Seven Die in Tragic Accident

A freak flash flood Monday at Keyhole Canon in Zion National Park resulted in the deaths of seven canyoneers. Today park officials released details on[Read More…]

by September 22, 2015 0 comments Community
Products made for the PNW – we’ll take it!

Products made for the PNW – we’ll take it!

Products made for the PNW Q&A with Yesler Founder Vince Chu Yesler is a Seattle born, American-made brand that create exceptional performance apparel by combining innovative[Read More…]

by September 21, 2015 0 comments Community, Gear
9 Hiking Tips for New Hikers

9 Hiking Tips for New Hikers

Hiking is an excellent way to find adventure and connect with nature, while delivering multiple physical and mental benefits beyond scenery and fun. Just being[Read More…]

by September 17, 2015 0 comments Skills
Tuck and Robin Lakes

Tuck and Robin Lakes

Robin Lakes, with gem-colored sparkling water and towering, white granite mountains, is often referred to as the “Little Enchantments.” Much like the Enchantments, you will[Read More…]

by September 16, 2015 0 comments Trails
Survival Backpack

Survival Backpack

Looking for an affordable, lightweight backpack that doubles as a shelter, fire kit, rabbit stick and more? Here at Wilderness Awareness School, we can help[Read More…]

by September 15, 2015 0 comments Gear
Scott Jurek Fined for excessive celebration on Maine’s Mount Katahdin after setting the record for the fastest supported thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail.  Source:

Scott Jurek Fined for Appalachian Trail Party Foul

In our overly litigious society where just about anything can and will be prosecuted, endurance running legend Scott Jurek, 41, accepted a plea deal and[Read More…]

by September 11, 2015 0 comments Community
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