It’s mid-October, late evening, and the autumn rain has begun.
Since turning pro two years ago, Northwest Washington native Courtenay McFadden has rapidly gained elite status in the cyclocross world, with consistent top-10 finishes in national races.
As the days become shorter and temperatures become cooler, biochemical processes begin to work their magic, transforming shades of green to a wide assortment of hues.
Fine wines from east of the Cascades in Oregon and Washington have put the Northwest on the map as a favored grape growing region.
In 2008, I watched three wolves kill a bull elk in Yellowstone National Park.
Ice climbing on glaciers is a popular fall sport in the Northwest.
Friend Brent Molsberry dropped us off at Cornwall Beach after a boat ride across the bay to get a good look at Mt. Baker in the distance. A few miles into the run, Beat commented we had started below sea level.
Recreation Northwest aims for sustainable recreation with the Chuckanut Community Forest as their model.
Epic adventures often seem a bit mythical, particularly in the telling. Still, what could be more epic than cruising by (or through) a timeless ocean-going nightmare?
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