Camping

Photo of families camping together by Amy S. McCaffree.

Lessons Learned Camping with Friends and Their Kids

  What happens when four families—including eight adults and 10 children ages 1-11—go camping together over Memorial Day weekend? Fun, adventure, and lessons learned. Here …

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New App Aids in Exploration of Northeast Washington

If you like to hike, bike, camp, fish, float, boat or hunt the uncrowded trails, forests, lakes and rivers of the three Northeast Washington counties, …

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Photo of rabbit by Holly Weiler.

Going Alone: Backcountry Safety & Solitude

When camping and hiking alone in the backcountry, be fully prepared and ready to experience a uniquely wonderful solo adventure.

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Tent in mountainous landscape.

Where the Blacktop Ends

One extra-long Labor Day weekend, my brother Scott and I unexpectedly drove nearly 1,000 miles in three days, hiking, camping, and wandering at will across …

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Photo of Stehekin Valley by Nick Thomas.

Back of Beyond: Stehekin Camping on Lake Chelan

It never ceases to surprise me that there are so many unique and out-of-the-way places in the Inland Northwest. Stehekin, Wash., is one such place, …

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Bowl of cut vegetables and raw shrimp, and plate of corn cobs on a picnic table at a campsite.

Campfire Cooking Tools & Over-the-fire Recipes

Becoming a good camp cook using the open flames of a campfire can be easy with the right equipment, tools, ingredients, and recipes.

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The McCaffrees loaded and ready to go. // Photo: Judd McCaffree

Falling in Love with a Pop-Up Tent Trailer

Big Agnes served her purpose well until last summer. My family’s orange and yellow 4-person Big Agnes tent was acquired early in our marriage, four …

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Zenbivy Bed Scores Kickstarter Funding

If you prefer to sleep on your stomach, then you’re among the many people who simply can’t get a good night’s sleep in a traditional …

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Weekend Camping: Mount Rainier National Park

With over 260 miles of hiking trails, Mount Rainier National Park offers campers plenty of ways to keep active. Mount Rainier has five main campgrounds …

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Photo by Rachel Becker.

100 Fun Things to Do Outside this Summer

June 4 is National Trails Day – go for a hike! Check out Indian Painted Rocks, a 6.8-mile round-trip loop trail within the Riverside State …

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