Hiking

Family posing for camera at the summit of Lookout Mountain Tower, with old firelookout in the background.

Explore Fire Lookouts

Wherever fire lookouts still stand on exposed mountain tops, they’re a reminder of an era that has nearly faded into history. Throughout much of the …

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Photo of tree-lined road and mountain in the distance.

Meet The Founder Of The Pacific Northwest Trail

IMAGINE THROWING ON A backpack and walking from Glacier National Park in Montana to Olympic National Park on Washington’s coast in one long 1,200 mile …

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Backpacking With Dogs: Keeping Them Healthy And Happy

Last month, we took our dogs on their first overnight backpack. While they’re used to running trails, this was a new adventure for them, and …

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Explore The Kettle River Range

The Kettle River Range Mountains are a beautiful and remote slice of backcountry heaven in our ever growing and developing corner of Washington. Nestled between …

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North Face of Mount Rainier

Roadtrip: Taking Kids To Mt. Rainier

A “bucket list” vacation FOR any Northwest family should be Mount Rainier National Park. After all, who wants a kid to grow up without stepping …

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Mt. Spokane Plane Crashes

A Backcountry Adventure Sometimes a hike is just a hike. Sometimes picking huckleberries is just another excuse to explore. Sometimes we find strange and unusual …

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Writer backpacking in Glacier National Park, on a singletrack trail through a meadow with a mountain peak in the distance.

Trip Planning & Backpacking in Glacier National Park

Backpacking in Glacier National Park’s wilderness requires careful planning. Learn about a 4-day itinerary in the Belly River area.

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Old-Growth Adventures in the Inland Northwest

Old-growth forest stands provide destinations for hiking and camping to better appreciation the grandeur of old, big trees.

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