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May, 2012

NW Trails: Spring Wildflower Hikes

May 31, 2012

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It’s looking like it’s going to be yet another hiking season of heavy snow packs in the Cascades. What’s an alpine wildflower-appreciating hiker to do?

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Outdoor Bags:
Review and Pinterest Contest!

May 30, 2012

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Repin It to Win It Outdoor recreation requires stuff. This also means you need to carry your stuff, which means in bags.   We solicited outdoor gear bags from manufacturers in all aspects of the outdoor industry and selected these 10 as our top choices for toting your goods around. Read our reviews — then [...]

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May 30, 2012 Buzz: Outdoors News Shorts

May 23, 2012

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Outdoors NW magazine is launching a social media promotional week starting May 30, as well as introducing a new logo. Also: Evergreen Mountain Biking Festival is June 8-9

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Outdoors NW launches new logo, Pinterest contest

May 22, 2012

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Contact: Hilary Meyerson editor@outdoorsnw.com (206)  418-0747   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Suggested Tweet: Outdoors NW launches new logo and Pinterest contest! @outdoorsnwmag OUTDOORS NW launches new logo, Pinterest contest Regional magazine has new logo, new direction going into its 25th year Seattle, Wash. – Outdoors NW magazine, a familiar name to outdoor recreationalists in Seattle and [...]

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Outdoors NW Pick Up Point of the Month: Pearl Izumi, Woodburn, Ore.

May 22, 2012

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Our Pickup Point of the Week is the Woodburn, Ore. Pearl Izumi store, home of great gear and a hard-core cycling staff. We talked with Keith, who is not only awesome at customer service, he’s a fun guy. Stop by and say hi, and don’t forget to pick up your copy of Northwest Cyclist.

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WIN 4 Nights on the shores of South Lake Tahoe!

May 21, 2012

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Enter to WIN a four-night stay in an Aston Lakeland Village Deluxe Studio, valued at $1,300!

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Bicycle Commuting

May 21, 2012

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The Northwest is full of cycling commuters using trail systems and roadways to get to work. With the economy still struggling to bounce back and prices at the pump creeping upward . . .

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Web Exclusive: Canyoneering Video

May 21, 2012

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People have been exploring canyons across the world for thousands of years. Many ancient tribes lived and used deep canyon and cliff ecosystems for protection and sustenance

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May 10, 2012 Buzz: Outdoors News Shorts

May 14, 2012

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Kitsap Peninsula Releases Water Trails Map. Northwest paddlers have always known the Kitsap Peninsula is a world-class destination for water fun. Also: Bike to Work day May 18, Ilwaco Lighthouse Celebration May 19

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Get 10% off at Unleash the Beast!

May 14, 2012

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The third annual NW Adventure Sports Festival June 9-10 in Port Gamble, Wash. will include mountain biking, trail running, kayaking, standup paddle boarding, scavenger hunts, a fun run and races for beginners to serious racers.

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Escapes: Tokeland, Wash.

May 10, 2012

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Once upon a time, the oceanside town of Tokeland bustled with activity. In the late 1800s, this serene area on the north end of Willapa Bay on the southwestern coast of Washington throbbed with business from the oyster and lumber trades. Guests arrived in droves

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Weekender: Seaside, Ore.

May 8, 2012

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If you are looking for a weekend getaway, consider hiking Tillamook Head from Cannon Beach to Seaside, Oregon. It is an easy to strenuous 6-mile walk across the headland that juts into the Pacific Ocean.

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Escapes: Long Beach, Wash.

May 7, 2012

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The Discovery Trail on Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula crosses a broad Pacific beach, grassy dunes, seaside forests and postcard-ready ocean bluffs.

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NW Trails: Lighthouse Hikes

May 5, 2012

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Consider lighthouses the coastal equivalent of fire lookout towers. Utilitarian in their function and design, yet they possess a simple and eloquent beauty as well. Guiding lights through rough and stormy waters, we oft forget about their purpose and become more enamored by their settings.

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Cyclocross: The Mommy Race

May 1, 2012

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I could be cozy right now. I could be in my sweatpants, sipping a latté and reading the paper. It is Sunday after all. But I’m at frigid Woodland Park in Seattle squeezed into spandex bicycle shorts and a jersey.

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