Spring and pink flamingos were in the air. Actually, the pink flamingos were on the ground. The occasion was Flamingo Days, the last day of the season at the Mission Ridge ski area, and the pink flamingos hidden around the mountain had value ...
Larry Tobiska reports on the Spring Paddle Camps for 4th and 6th grade students and how these camps have been made possible through the collaboration of many groups working together.
Following is Sam Naney‘s account of his effort during Recreation Northwest's Bellingham Multi-Sport Traverse in 2013. Naney is part of a Winthrop team creating a similar experience in the Methow Valley. The Winthrop Traverse will be held June 14, 2014.
April 2014 Update: The landowners over which part of the Xanadu ride traverses have closed the trail across their property. Those who want to ride Xanadu should stay off the private property (a work around is being built). They should also know about other issues affecting the future of the ride.
Wildflower season is approaching so we thought it appropriate to reprint an article giving some of John Marshall's tips for taking great flower pictures. Many believe sunny days are ideal for photography but, for flower photos, Marshall wants high overcast...and maybe rain. Read about this and other tips.
My name is Moxie. The slave who serves me sometimes calls me 'Pigdog.' That’s a perfect name. It makes him think he is control, and there is no better slave than one who thinks he is in control. Humans are the least enlightened life form on the planet. And yet, ever so rarely, they concoct an enlightened idea... like WenatcheeOutdoors Day.
With winter quickly receding, the rock in the Okanogan country is ready to climb. When is the best time to climb Okanogan rock? Now... in spring before the snakes come out of hibernation. Where is the best place to climb? Find out here.
Bust out your fancy - the Second Annual International Leavenworth Film Festival takes place April 5 at the Leavenworth Festhalle. It's a cultured night of films, art, aerialist intermission show, and the finest Icicle Brewery ale and local wines. The films celebrate the outdoors through thrillers, narratives, and a variety of different lenses- all while featuring the Pacific Northwest.
It’s been an unusual winter of extremes: First came low amounts of snow and high amounts of cold weather through November, December, and January. Then came higher than normal amounts of snow falling in February. This has set up very hazardous conditions in the local mountains.
It had been 72 years since the Patrol Race was last run. In February, however, ski history buffs brought back this race that once connected two huts owned by The Mountaineers, one near Snoqualmie Pass, another near Stampede Pass. Calls went out for three-man teams to participate. Wenatchee couldn’t send its best, so it sent its oldest.
We announced this over a week ago on our Facebook page but getting a post up on the main website about who won our New Year's Day photo contest fell through the cracks in the brain of our editor. Anyway, the winner is ...
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