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Bula! A Fijian welcome

Story and photos by Pat Grubb When it comes to island nations, with just around 300 islands, Fiji is low on the list. The country...

Solo Adventuring: Experience the joy of going it alone

By Jenny Schmidt A few years ago, faced with a complicated and emotional decision, I knew I needed some solo time. I loaded my bicycle on...

Women’s Work: Making a living on the mountain

By Katie Griffith As the snow melts on Mt. Baker, hikers, climbers and campers head to the hills. Roads clear of debris, trails dry and...

Survive your first Tofino surf trip

Photos and tips by Marcus Paladino Tofino-based photographer Marcus Paladino isn’t giving away his spots, but he has some helpful tips for a first trip...

Escape to the Southern Gulf Islands

Story and photos by Lisa Pulsifer Washington state residents know the San Juan Islands are a must-visit destination. They also know the San Juan island...

Summer 2019 photo gallery

100 canoe families paddle to Lummi

By Tara Nelson Each year since 1989, various native nations have hosted a gathering of native canoers from tribes throughout Washington, British Columbia and Alaska....

Cargo bike touring on the San Juan Islands

A professional cyclist relaxes into the pace of touring with a toddler-laden cargo bike By Spencer Paxson The prologue leg of our four-day San Juan Islands...

Forget the surf, plan a hiking escape to Southern California

Story and photos by Craig Romano I have lived nearly my entire life in the Northeast and Northwest. I love green landscapes and mountainous regions dotted...

Bird Watching for Beginners: A convenient way to connect with nature

By Oliver Lazenby  |  Photos by Eric Ellingson Birds are the living descendants of dinosaurs, heralds of seasonal change and wanderers in a global ecosystem....