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Life flight and search and rescue personnel respond to two deaths near Maroon Lake, Colorado on Wednesday.

Two Campers Found Dead in Colorado: Possibly Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

A father and son were found dead in their tent at the popular outdoor destination of Maroon Lake, Colorado on Wednesday morning. The Pitkin County[Read More…]

by July 17, 2015 0 comments Community
Two Dead as Teen Survives Washington Plane Crash after Days Alone in Mountains

Two Dead as Teen Survives Washington Plane Crash after Days Alone in Mountains

After two days alone in the wilderness, Autumn Veatch, 16 , walked out of the Easy Pass area near Mazama, Wash., in the North Cascades[Read More…]

by July 15, 2015 0 comments Community
Scott Jurek at Maine’s Mount Katahdin after setting the record for the fastest supported thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail.

New Speed Record on the Appalachian Trail

Endurance running legend Scott Jurek, 41, set a new supported thru-hike record of the 2,189.2 mile Appalachian Trail, running from Georgia to Maine. Jurek finished[Read More…]

by July 14, 2015 0 comments Community
Jwalant (3rd from the left) with porters taking relief supplies to Samir village. Photo by Samir Jung Thapa, Clikman Photography.

Climbing for a Cause: The Northwest Connection to Relief Efforts in Nepal

The Pacific Northwest has always had a strong connection with Nepal and the climbing and trekking industry that benefits both economies. Local legends like Jim[Read More…]

by June 23, 2015 0 comments Community
Washington Man Survives Second Bear Attack on the Same Trail in 4 Years

Washington Man Survives Second Bear Attack on the Same Trail in 4 Years

A man recently survived a bear attack near Joint Base Lewis-McChord about 45 minutes outside of Seattle. The 300-pound bear charged him as he was[Read More…]

by April 24, 2015 0 comments Community
Winter conditions make route finding difficult on the PCT (Photo from

Daring Duo Set Winter Thru-Hiking Record of the Pacific Crest Trail

As if thru-hiking the mountainous Pacific Crest Trail from Mexico to Canada wasn’t enough in the best of weather conditions, Justin “Trauma” Lichter and Shawn[Read More…]

by March 10, 2015 0 comments Community
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Tragedy on Everest Prompts Changes in Historic South Col Climbing Route

After an avalanche took the lives of 16 Sherpa guides on Everest during the 2014 climbing season, the climbing community and Nepalese officials have came[Read More…]

by March 4, 2015 0 comments Community
Reese Witherspoon portraying Cheryl Strayed on the Pacific Coast Trail in the movie Wild (Photo from

The Movie Wild Spurs New Permitting System on the Pacific Crest Trail

If you’ve recently been motivated by the blockbuster movie Wild, staring Reese Witherspoon, to hike the 2,650 mile Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) from Mexico to[Read More…]

by February 6, 2015 0 comments Community, Trails
The balloon bomb payload included a 33-lb anti-personnel bomb and incendiary devices (Photo from

What You Don’t Want to Find on Your Next Hike: A Japanese Balloon Bomb

Part of the fun of hiking is finding pieces of history long forgotten by time and hidden by the Northwest’s quickly advancing foliage. Usually these[Read More…]

by January 28, 2015 0 comments Community
House Falls into Wallace River Near Gold Bar

House Falls into Wallace River Near Gold Bar

Early January storm forces home off of eroded ledge Video Source: KOMO news – House Falls into Wallace River On Monday, Jan. 5th at approximately[Read More…]

by January 16, 2015 0 comments Community