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The 2017 NW Cyclist is now online!

February 27, 2017

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The 2017 OutdoorsNW Special Edition NW CYCLIST is now online!

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2016 Best Blog Winner!

January 30, 2017

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for the second year in a row!

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Editor’s Note

January 17, 2017

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May Wishes Come True, By Kris Parfitt

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Go Snowshoeing with a Ranger

December 17, 2016

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No experience is necessary

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Editor’s Note: May Wishes Come True

December 14, 2016

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What are your wishes for 2017?

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Northwest Nordic Resources

December 6, 2016

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Check out this list of Northwest Nordic Resources

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Bend’s Best Nordic Trails

December 6, 2016

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Breathtaking scenery, steady snowfall, and consistent sunshine

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Warren Miller: Here There and Everywhere in Everett

November 23, 2016

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Lots of great fun at the Warren Miller Film at the Historic Everett Theatre Nov. 17

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Snow Factory

November 19, 2016

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Fresh snow — when you want it!

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Editor’s Note: Small World

November 18, 2016

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What is your small-world story?

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Snow Play Resources

November 8, 2016

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Go play in the snow this winter!

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Falling Through Ice

November 8, 2016

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How to rescue yourself and others

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Northwest Winter Festival Guide

November 5, 2016

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Celebrate winter with our NW Festival Guide

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Coaching Youth Nordic Skiers

October 25, 2016

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Momentum Northwest believes that what they teach young people goes beyond just learning to ski.

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Snowvana 2016

October 10, 2016

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Snowvana is Mt. Hoods new Kick-Off Party

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Ski Dazzle Postponed!

October 10, 2016

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The 2016 Ski Dazzle Seattle Ski & Snowboard Show Postponed!

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Portland’s Ski Fever and Snowboard Show Nov. 4 - 6

October 10, 2016

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Dreamin’ of Fresh Powder on a Blue-bird Day!

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Warren Miller: Here, There and Everywhere

October 6, 2016

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The New Film and interview with Northwest Skier Tyler Ceccanti

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Book Reviews: Training for long-distance running

September 23, 2016

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Reviews by Kris Parfitt

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Round the Rock SUP Race VIDEO!

September 21, 2016

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The 8th annual Round the Rock SUP Race Sept. 17

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Editor’s Note: Find Your Happy Moves

September 14, 2016

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September 7, 2016 By Kris Parfitt Photo at right: Our Editor’s favorite happy move this summer was marrying Dan Travers. Photo by Mira Poling Anselmi, courtesy of Mira Stories   I believe that moving our bodies keeps us healthy and flexible. Some studies even suggest that engaging in physical activity can increase feelings of happiness. [...]

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Northwest Oktoberfest Event Schedule

September 7, 2016

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Where will you be celebrating Europe’s Old Country traditions this fall?

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The Long Laugh – Wiener Dog Races

September 7, 2016

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You never know what you’ll see at a wiener dog race, but you can be sure it will make you laugh!

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Dam Debris on the Elwha

September 2, 2016

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Massive rusted debris throughout the river

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Local Historian Leads Peninsula Tours

September 2, 2016

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Learn more about the Olympic Peninsula than you ever thought possible

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Sequim’s “Blue Hole” Yields Plenty of Sunny Skies

September 2, 2016

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September 2. 2016 By Carolyn Price Photo at right: Courtesy of Visit Sunny Sequim   It is hard to believe that the green and luscious expanse around Sequim used to be a brown, parched prairie. But that’s exactly true! Due to the vision of four pioneers in the late 1890s who figured out how to [...]

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Port Ludlow Trails

September 2, 2016

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26 miles of varied hiking, walking and biking trails

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Port Townsend’s Maritime Heritage

September 2, 2016

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A thriving Victorian seaport in the 1880s, it was thought to become the San Francisco of the North.

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John’s Beachcombing Museum in Forks

September 1, 2016

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Beach treasures stuffed to the gill-nets with everything imaginable

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Editor’s Note: Wag More

July 27, 2016

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Whenever I see the quote “Wag More, Bark Less” on a bumper sticker I smile.

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Washington Trails Association 50-Year Anniversary

July 18, 2016

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Celebrating 50 years of protecting trails

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SeaWorld Game-changer plans for Orcas

May 23, 2016

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The move suggests that SeaWorld may be evolving socially.

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Thank You for Voting Us The Best!

May 21, 2016

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OutdoorsNW Magazine awarded KING5 Best Northwest Escapes’ Best Local Travel Blog

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Editor’s Note: Paddle Often

May 11, 2016

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What are you waiting for?

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May is National Bike Month

May 9, 2016

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Go Pedal — May is National Bike Month!

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Crater Lake News and Activities

May 9, 2016

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China provincial park names Crater Lake “sister park,” and other news

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Hard at Work Playing

May 3, 2016

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These last few months have been busy for the OutdoorsNW staff!

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Big Tent Rally Recap

April 25, 2016

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Recreationalists spent $21 billion in Washington state in 2014

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‘Street Meet’ to Debut in Heart of Boston

April 25, 2016

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World Record-holders to Highlight adidas Boost Boston Games June 17-18

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Ethiopian Runner Wins Boston

April 19, 2016

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Here is David Hunter’s fine story on the womens’ race!

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Youth Sports Safety Month

April 9, 2016

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April is National Youth Sports Safety Month

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Recumbent Bikes

March 29, 2016

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The benefits of recumbent bikes are quite numerous

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Diadora Making it Bright

March 9, 2016

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March 10, 2016 (Sponsored post) By Larry Eder How many runners does it take to deliver one pair of Diadora N9000s? Well, for this one lucky consumer in Barcelona, it took 70 runners plus one dog, a week to run, with package in hand, from Milano to Barcelona. The journey of 1,482 kilometers was captured [...]

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Buzz: DIY Bike Service Stations

March 2, 2016

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Now Greater Seattle cyclists have an even better reason to bike – and visit local libraries.

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BUZZ: 15 Bike Essentials

March 2, 2016

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Whether biking through town, trail or road be sure to always pack these Bike Essentials on your ride.

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Editor’s Note: Make it a Sweet ’16

February 16, 2016

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This will be an inspiring year for OutdoorsNW

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Road Trippin’ Photo Contest Winners Announced

February 1, 2016

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Winners of the 2016 Road Trippin’ Photo Contest

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Celebrating the lives of Doug Walker and Doug Tompkins

February 1, 2016

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Wilderness advocates who inspired the world

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Climbing legend Jim Whittaker to headline outdoor recreation rally Feb. 3

January 21, 2016

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The rally will spotlight Washington’s outdoor recreation sector.

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Pre’s Trail in Eugene to host 2016 Olympic hopefuls

January 14, 2016

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The Steve Prefontaine Memorial Jogging Trail in Eugene, Oregon

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