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Portland Bike Commute Challenge

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Registration is open for the annual Bike Commute Challenge in Portland, Ore.

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Editor’s Note: Why Hike?

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What is it about hiking that you like so much?

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Profile: Green Trails Maps

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Do you like maps? Who doesn’t? If you’re like me, you probably have a few Green Trails maps . . .

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NW Trails: Backpacking Olympic National Park’s Wild Wildcatter Coast

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Large wild stretches of coastline in the Lower 48 are about as common as phone booths.

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Five Yoga Poses For Hikers

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Hikers often forget how much balance is required to safely and effectively hike and to avoid injury

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New Summer Gear for Happy Camping

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Lace up your trail shoes, and pack your bags. It’s time to check out what’s hot in summer outdoor gear

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5 Summer Activities that Connect Children with Nature

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Summer is the perfect time to teach children about their natural surroundings and connect them with nature.

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Attract Summer Birds to Your Backyard

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This summer, Seattle residents will have noticed many migrating birds, including the Black-headed Grosbeak . . .

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Outdoor Industry’s New Gear Tweets Aug. 7-8

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OutdoorsNW Publisher Carolyn Price is at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market through Aug. 8

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Everett Craft Beer Festival Aug. 16

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The third annual Everett Craft Beer Festival is on its way Aug. 16

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