Four New Pacific NW Outdoor Books for 2017

Four New Pacific NW Outdoor Books for 2017

FOUND By: Bree Loewen Publisher: Mountaineers Books Found: A Life in Mountain Rescue is a new adventure narrative from local author, alpinist, and Seattle Mountain Rescue volunteer[Read More…]

by May 30, 2017 0 comments Community
Trail Report: Walking the West Highland Way

Trail Report: Walking the West Highland Way

The West Highland Way is a marked walking trail that extends 154 kilometres (96 miles) from Glasgow to Fort William in Scotland. The Route The[Read More…]

by March 15, 2017 0 comments Trails
Luke Morris tuning at LB Snow in the Spring of 2014.  Photo by Hilary Morris

Local versus Online: The Modern Ski Shop

The smell of melting wax floats on the air as a creaking door opens. A warm, usually cramped, space sits before you. Kids are wobbling[Read More…]

by January 24, 2017 0 comments Community
White Sauce – A Versatile Base for Backpacking Meals

White Sauce – A Versatile Base for Backpacking Meals

Making sauces for Backpacking Meals might seem intimidating, but with a grasp of a few simple principles, you can make a basic white sauce and[Read More…]

by January 20, 2017 0 comments Food
Leatherman Signal Multi-Tool Review

Leatherman Signal Multi-Tool Review

During any backpacking trip, a reliable multi-tool is crucial to basic responsibilities like chopping food to more complex duties like gear repair and equipment improvisation. The[Read More…]

by January 5, 2017 0 comments Gear
Break Into Winter With c2 Apparel

Break Into Winter With c2 Apparel

See if this sounds familiar: It’s wintertime. The alarm has already sounded and been silenced. Kneading your eyelids open while trying to adjust your senses[Read More…]

by December 15, 2016 0 comments Gear
Sierra Designs Zissou Plus Sleeping Bag – Gear Review

Sierra Designs Zissou Plus Sleeping Bag – Gear Review

For warmth and comfort, down sleeping bags are the obvious choice. Fears of complete saturation and loss of all of those warmth properties prevented me[Read More…]

by December 4, 2016 0 comments Gear
Sherpa Adventure Gear Karma Jacket – Product Review

Sherpa Adventure Gear Karma Jacket – Product Review

The Sherpa Adventure Gear Karma Jacket – So soft and cozy I never wanted to take it off! When I ordered the Karma Jacket I[Read More…]

by December 1, 2016 0 comments Gear
Sierra Designs Flashlight 1 Tent – Gear Review

Sierra Designs Flashlight 1 Tent – Gear Review

Going to wild places with Sierra Designs Flashlight 1 Tent.  When solo camping, I prioritize light weight. For the past couple of years, though, I[Read More…]

by November 29, 2016 0 comments Gear
Teva Arrowood Lux Sneakerboot – Product Review

Teva Arrowood Lux Sneakerboot – Product Review

Teva Arrowood Lux waterproof mid-high sneakerboot for women.  From the minute that I took the Teva Arrowood Lux boots out of the box, I could[Read More…]

by November 27, 2016 0 comments Gear