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Firecraft Northwest

A one-person outdoor education program Story by Ian Haupt Rubbing two sticks together. Put so simply, it sounds trivial. Yet it was necessary for all that’s...

Hart Steens odyssey

A road trip to the Northwest’s ‘real West’ Story and photos by Eric Lucas I’m a middle-age white guy in a 1999 4Runner, V6, 206 cubic...

Among the birds

Early morning birding on Galbraith Mountain Story and photos by Ben Stalheim I hate my alarm. It’s set to my favorite song of all time, Rusted Root’s...

Roatán

A diver's paradise Story and photos by Pat Grubb In June, my daughter Alex called me up out of the blue from San Francisco and asked...

Summer activities: Recreation Northwest’s new nature classes

For the rest of summer Recreation Northwest has stress reduction and nature crafts classes at Woodstock Farm, a sensory walk through Fairhaven Park and...

Summer 2021 gallery

 

Review: Higher Love

By Meg Olson Higher Love Kit DesLauriers Mountaineers Books Kit DesLauriers has climbed the highest mountain on each of the world’s seven continents. Then skied from the summit....

Review: Orca

By Meg Olson Orca: Shared Waters, Shared Home Lynda V. Mapes Braided River, A Co-Publication with The Seattle Times Our bookstore hangs over the waters of Penn Cove...

Newsroom, summer 2021

New hiking app to help avoid crowds A new hiking trail app provides outdoor enthusiasts with real-time trail and recreation data. The new TREAD Map App...