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Olivia Dugenet and friends approaching a high mountain pass.

A Woman’s Place Is In The Wild

Personal essay by Olivia Dugenet about how women challenge stereotypes and social expectations when they adventure in the great outdoors.

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Illustration of author/cyclist slurping a huckleberry milkshake while sitting on a tree stump with mountain bike, loaded with panniers and bikepacking gear, leaning against stump.

Fall Bikepacking Rambles, From Idaho to Montana

Everyday Cyclist: Justin M. Short shares shoulder season rambles about his fall bikepacking adventure in north Idaho and western Montana.

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Living Local & Other Silver Linings of the Covid-Era

When the pandemic shut down normal activities, “living local” became more than a quaint notion to strive for and silver linings were revealed.

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Illustration of a cyclist riding with a gas mask on his face to protect from wildfire smoke.

Smoke Season Riding

I left my house a couple of hours before dawn. It was my 47th birthday, and I thought it would be a great idea to …

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A little girl standing in front of a fallen tree.

5 Tips for Healthier Kids

Ideas and strategies to help parents work toward better health and wellbeing for their children as well as the entire family.

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Mountain vegetation overlooking large mountains.

Who Pays (and Doesn’t) for Public Lands?

Budgets for the federal land management agencies been declining for 20 years, impacting wildlife, recreation, and taxpayers’ wallets.

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Hiker atop the Kettle Crest Range looking out on the vast landscape.

Trailhead News: Projects, Public Lands Day, & Volunteer Events

Inland NW trail and conservation news for Sept.-Oct. 2021, including trail projects, Public Lands Day, volunteer projects and events.

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Group of runners on a paved trail in a treed park.

5 Ways Out of a Running Rut

Bored with your regular running routine? Need different terrain, new trails, or new running buddies? Here are 5 remedies to get out of a rut.

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Child reading a trail map at a trailhead kiosk with two adults looking on.

Outdoor Survival Skills for Kids

Ideas for teaching and equipping kids, including the 10 Essentials, to survive alone in the wilderness and tips to prevent getting lost,

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