Adventures

It’s a pretty great thing when you can spend a few days celebrating your dad’s 70th birthday with tamales, apple pie, and fire lookout adventures!

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Gear Reviews

My Trail’s featherweight 850 fill hyperlight down jacket is a bargain for $199! It’ll keep you toasty warm and packs up tiny for even the smallest of packs, making it perfect to take on any adventure!

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Articles

Who inspires you to get out and explore? My outdoor hero is my amazing 70-year old dad who is living proof that staying fit and having an intrepid spirit keeps you eternally youthful.

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How To's

It’s February, the time of year for wilderness permits and lotteries for Mount Rainier, the Enchantments and more! Read on for what’s right and wrong with reservation systems as well as important upcoming dates to know!

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Gear Reviews

Are the StormTracker heated gloves from Outdoor Research worth their spendy price tag? Find out when I put them to the test!

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Gear Reviews

A great rain jacket is a must-have for adventures, especially in the PNW. On sale for $79, My Trail’s Storm UL rain jacket is a steal of a deal and its features, weight, and price make it one of the best options on the market!

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How To's

Make a year-end donation to one of the following 18 national and local organizations that support trails, promote stewardship, and conserve our wild places. As outdoor adventurers it’s our duty to support these groups!

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Articles

Giving back is one of the most important things we can do during the holiday season! Check out these 5 gift ideas that help make the world a better place without the accumulation of more “stuff”.

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Gear Reviews

Solight Design makes beautiful origami-inspired portable, water-resistant solar lanterns that fold flat when not in use and are perfect for unique outdoor ambience, emergencies, or even camping! Solight donates a portion of sales to bring light to communities in need. They also make great gifts!

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Adventures

Okanogan County in Washington State has incredible history and the highest concentration of remaining Washington State Lookouts, which makes it a spectacular destination for geeks like me! Here’s a trip report from a recent October larches and lookouts road trip.

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