Best Backpacking Trails In The Continental USA brief profile of five of the best backtracking trails in the continental United States
Best Scenic Drives Near SeattleWandering the greater Puget Sound area brings travelers a variety of experiences to explore. The mountains offer stunning fall foliage, and Puget Sound give opportunities to view wildlife. Each destination refreshes the traveler.
Hiking America's Most Treacherous MountainsA look at five of the most treacherous hikes in America.
Best Places To View Wildlife Near SeattleWashington is a biodiverse state with nine distinct ecoregions, thousands of animal species, and an abundance of sites to view wildlife. From Mount Saint Helens to Mount Rainier and from Lime Kiln Point to Deception Pass, these are the best places to view wildlife near Seattle.
Top Mountain Climbing Destinations In The U.S.Among the country's five best mountain climbing destinations are the highest point in North America and one of the world's most famous natural landmarks.
After 4 Days, No Sign Of Wonderland Trail HikerCrews searching for 64-year-old Tacoma man.
Friends: Mt. Rainier Hiker's Death An Accident The hiker whose body was found in Mount Rainier National Park over the weekend was experienced, prepared and knew the mountain well after having written dozens of stories about treks through the area.
'Guru Of Trails' Missing On Mount RainierKaren Sykes is an outdoors writer who is well known among Seattle hikers; she has been missing since late Wednesday.
Intel Executive Among Climbers Presumed DeadOne of the six climbers presumed dead after a fall on Mount Rainier was a vice president of Intel Corp. in Southeast Asia
Official: 6 Climbers Likely Died In Mountain Fall Six climbers on Mount Rainier likely fell thousands of feet to their deaths in what would be among the worst alpine accidents ever on the iconic Washington mountain.
Mount Rainier Makes Changes After Ranger's DeathClimbing rangers on iconic Mount Rainier had become comfortable working on the mountain's slopes without being roped or anchored for safety and had become desensitized to potential hazards, according to a review released Tuesday into the death of a ranger who fell during a rescue operation last year.
Explore Washington: Free Day at WA State ParksYou can spend MLK Jr Day enjoying nature at one of Washington's beautiful national parks. Enter one of five national parks for FREE on January 21, one of Washington State National Parks' fee free days!