September 14, 2016
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. [...]
July 27, 2016
Whenever I see the quote “Wag More, Bark Less” on a bumper sticker I smile.
May 3, 2016
These last few months have been busy for the OutdoorsNW staff!
February 16, 2016
This will be an inspiring year for OutdoorsNW
September 4, 2015
What I love about engaging with people, community and adventure
May 21, 2015
My initiation into a life-long love affair with white water river rafting.
March 12, 2015
Our annual NW Cyclist edition inspired me to think back to my first experience on a bike.
February 10, 2015
When I describe my four days aboard the Schooner Zodiac last fall, I have to do my best not to use the word “magic”
January 28, 2015
As a kid, the closest thing I’d done to skiing was gliding around on inline skates on flat sidewalks.
September 25, 2014
Washington State is fantastically bike-friendly. Even so, I wonder why we aren’t biking more.
July 14, 2014
There’s a woman who lives near me who commutes with her bike via bus with a baby strapped to her chest and her four- or five-year-old son . . .
March 28, 2014
One of the cool things about working at OutdoorsNW is that our office is a hub of event news and enthusiasm.
March 11, 2014
The sun was sinking into the valley when my two friends and I pulled up to the Mt. Baker Lodge for the final fieldtrip of our AIARE Level I avalanche course.
January 16, 2014
Close your eyes and imagine the best snow day of your life. Maybe you were hucking cliffs with friends, snow-tubing with family or . . .
November 19, 2013
When I was a child, I loved running. Running through fields. Running up and down hills. Running until I tumbled into a ball of giggles
September 27, 2013
While I’m not new to editing or writing or social media, I am certainly new to the OutdoorsNW staff