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September, 2013

Win a Ski Day with Olympian Tommy Moe

September 30, 2013

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Glacier Country Tourism hosts the Win Your Own Montana Mountain giveaway through Oct. 31.

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REI Celebrates Silverdale Grand Opening Oct. 4

September 30, 2013

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Silverdale, Wash. REI’s newest store will open its doors on Oct. 4 in Silverdale, Wash. The store will host a weekend of events, classes, free food and giveaways for co-op members and the local community on Oct. 4-6. The first 200 people to visit the store will receive a limited-edition CamelBak water bottle and an [...]

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Big Finn Hill Park Trails Plan Approved

September 30, 2013

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After a year of committee meetings attended by local residents, pedestrians and mountain bikers, King County Parks has approved the Big Finn Hill Park trails plan

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OutdoorsNW Editor’s Note

September 27, 2013

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While I’m not new to editing or writing or social media, I am certainly new to the OutdoorsNW staff

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NW Kids: Preparing for fall and winter camping

September 25, 2013

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In my family’s early backpacking days, we’d store our gear after Labor Day and resign ourselves to a camping-free winter.

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Weekender: Mt. Vernon, Wash.

September 24, 2013

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I had the pleasure of visiting Mount Vernon for a night and a day to join Skagit Valley Co-op on its annual Bike-to-Farm ride.

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Schooner Exact Brewing Company

September 23, 2013

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Schooner Exact Brewing was born in 2007 as a part time business working out of an Active Space unit in West Seattle

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NW Trail Alliance hosts Trailfest Sept. 20-22

September 17, 2013

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Celebrate mountain-biking trails, people and culture with Northwest Trail Alliance (NWTA) at Trailfest 2013 on Sept. 20-22.

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Susan G. Koman 3-Day Sept. 20-22

September 17, 2013

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Pink shirts, shoes, tents and flags. There will be plenty of pink on the streets of Seattle as women and men from around the Northwest take part in the Susan G. Koman 3-Day

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Volunteer, Explore on National Public Lands Day Sept. 28

September 17, 2013

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Two groups, Newberry National Volcanic Monument and Discover Your Forest, will host volunteer and educational activities in celebration of National Public Lands Day

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Icicle Brewing Company hosts photography invitational

September 17, 2013

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Icicle Brewing Company hosts Summer Framed 2013, its first summer photography contest, on Sept. 28.

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Cascade Bicycle Club Announces Next Executive Director

September 17, 2013

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Cascade Bicycle Club welcomes Elizabeth Kiker as it new executive director after an extensive nationwide search.

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NW Trails: Cape Horn Trail on the Columbia River Gorge

September 17, 2013

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There are scores of magnificent hiking trails within the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Yet, none of them captures the full essence of the Gorge like the Cape Horn Trail.

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Get Dazzled at Seattle’s Ski Dazzle!

September 15, 2013

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Get ready for Seattle’s Ski Dazzle®, which celebrates the 44th return as Seattle’s Ski and Snowboard Expo, Nov. 8-10 at CenturyLink Field Event Center. Featuring over 125 exhibitor and sponsor booths, the Expo will also showcase a climbing wall and a cross-country ski and snowshoe “learning” track. Over 40 retail exhibitors will offer one-stop shopping [...]

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Our September/October 2013 Digital Edition is now online!

September 13, 2013

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This issue get ready for the Fall Century Rides in September/October Escapes! Also we have a special section . . .

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Fresh Hop Festivals

September 11, 2013

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Around the Pacific Northwest, the way many beer lovers celebrate the Oktoberfest season involves fresh hop ales.

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Buzz: Outdoors News Briefs for September 2013

September 9, 2013

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Cyclocross Season, Snohomish County Audio Tours, Beat Winter Gloom with Vitamin ID, Tacoma welcomes Ruston Way promenade connection, Tennis Center Sand Point

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Sports Medicine: Recovery After a Long Bike Ride

September 5, 2013

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Hooray! You did a long ride or powered through your long race. Now what? After you complete a long bike ride, there are many things you can do

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K2 Ski Sale to Benefit Outdoors for All Sept. 7

September 4, 2013

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Save money on skis and benefit an outstanding nonprofit all at once. Head over to the K2 ski fundraiser going on from 10 a.m.–2 p.m., Sept. 7 at Magnuson Park.

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Bike Park Blowout at Castle Rock Sept. 21

September 4, 2013

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Castle Rock Bike Park will celebrate its one-year anniversary with a Bike Park Blowout on Sept. 21. Last year’s grand opening event drew more than 350

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Jerry Stritzke named President and CEO of REI

September 4, 2013

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Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) named Jerry Stritzke as the company’s new president and CEO following an extensive national search.

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Weekender: Long Beach, Wash.

September 4, 2013

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Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula is known for its abundance. It’s got oysters. Birds. History. Lighthouses. And beach—28 miles of it—making it one of the longest continuous stretches in the country.

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Top Century Cycling Events in the Northwest

September 4, 2013

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Four weeks of centuries. Summer’s end signals Century ride season in the Northwest

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Upcoming Oktoberfest Celebrations in the Northwest

September 4, 2013

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Northwest Oktoberfests are upon us. Tap the kegs and hoist your stein—it’s Oktoberfest and beer drinkin’ time!

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