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7 Tips to Escape National Park Hiking Crowds

7 Tips to Escape National Park Hiking Crowds

Washington hikers and backpackers are a unique crowd. We have high expectations when it comes to views, trail etiquette, and solitude. We know the good[Read More…]

by August 8, 2016 0 comments Community
Running: Ideal Active Meditation

Running: Ideal Active Meditation

Have you ever experienced running along a trail, connecting with nature, feeling alive and then having a “break through” moment where your mind clears and[Read More…]

by August 1, 2016 0 comments Community
National Park Centennial – Post Your Best Park Pics

National Park Centennial – Post Your Best Park Pics

  You may or may not have heard, but 2016 is a special year – the US National Park Service is celebrating its centennial this[Read More…]

by July 29, 2016 0 comments Community
Renowned Guide Book Writer Tami Asars – The PCT Experience in Her Own Words

Renowned Guide Book Writer Tami Asars – The PCT Experience in Her Own Words

This fall, photographer, former REI guide, and guide book writer Tami Asars will release her third backpacking guide book.  Tami’s critically acclaimed books are known[Read More…]

by July 27, 2016 0 comments Community
Healthy Outdoor Food – 2nd Annual Vegan Food Crawl

Healthy Outdoor Food – 2nd Annual Vegan Food Crawl

    It’s time to get stoked! Are you a long-time vegan, a new vegan or just starting to explore how to reduce the amount[Read More…]

by July 22, 2016 0 comments Community, Food
Summer Book Review – Amazing Trail Recipe Book

Summer Book Review – Amazing Trail Recipe Book

GOOD FOOD For outdoor adventures By Tanya Krezevka 230 pp. Available through Amazon or directly from Trail Recipes for $19.00   Food is important, especially[Read More…]

by July 21, 2016 0 comments Community, Food
Outdoor Photography – How to Capture the Milky Way

Outdoor Photography – How to Capture the Milky Way

My favorite months to capture outdoor photography images of the Milky Way are August and September. The core of our galaxy is visible before the[Read More…]

by July 20, 2016 0 comments Community, Skills
Outdoor Exploration and Wanderlust – Chasing the Truth of the Travel Gene

Outdoor Exploration and Wanderlust – Chasing the Truth of the Travel Gene

For thousands of years, the propensity that people have to tour a foreign country for the sake of exploring has been well-documented. The phenomenon of[Read More…]

by July 18, 2016 0 comments Community
Ecotourism – Pacific Northwest Climbers Making a Difference in Nepal

Ecotourism – Pacific Northwest Climbers Making a Difference in Nepal

Ecotourism is becoming a popular travel option, and the Pacific Northwest has a special relationship with the people of Nepal.  The volcanic peaks that dominate[Read More…]

by June 28, 2016 0 comments Community
The Pacific Northwest Trail – The Last Wild National Trail

The Pacific Northwest Trail – The Last Wild National Trail

All of us have grown up hearing the stories of the historic Appalachian Trail, and the movie Wild made the Pacific Crest Trail saturated with[Read More…]

by June 23, 2016 0 comments Community