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New-Wave Paddle Sport Reaches San Juan Island

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Recent summers have seen a relentless rise in the popularity of the paddleboard on San Juan.

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Brandon Nelson: World-Record Flat Water Kayaker

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After leaving high school, Nelson found his passion as a whitewater river guide and extreme river kayaker.

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NW Trails Columnist Craig Romano

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Craig began writing for OutdoorsNW magazine in 1999. He has written for over a dozen . . .

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The San Francisco Marathon: Golden Gate Challenge IV

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This is the point in our adventure where I begin to over-plan . . .

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NW Kids: Top 5 Lakes

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Ah, the quintessential Northwest summer vacation: take the kids, pack the car, set up camp and just add water.

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NW Trails: Hiking the Hanford Reach National Monument Near Tri-Cities

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Protected as a national monument, it surely would have been developed and farmed if not for the atomic bomb.

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Sports Medicine: Preparing For The Downhill

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You are ready to step out and hit one of the numerous scenic hiking trails that the Northwest has to offer.

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Bike-Camping at Goldmyer Hot Springs near Snoqualmie, Wash.

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We’d mapped our route to Goldmyer Hot Springs at less than 10 miles each way . . .

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The Stillaguamish Valley offers world-class outdoor recreation

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Rafting, hiking, climbing and unbelievable backcountry . . .

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NW Kids: Small Ship Cruising in the Northwest

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My definition of cruising changed last year when my family and I experienced a small ship cruise with Alaskan Dream Cruises.

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