Outdoors Newsletter


Road work delayed at North Cascade National Park

A scheduled closure of the Cascades River Road in North Cascades National Park has been postponed until next year, the park complex announced today.

Blast completes removal of Glines Canyon Dam

Salmon, other fish now can access 70 miles of river habitat.

Debris, smoke, dirt and water fly into the air after the final blast took place Tuesday afternoon to remove the last portion of the Glines Canyon Dam on the Elwha River in Olympic National Park.

Landslide risk forces closure of Olympic National Park’s Pyramid Peak Trail

Olympic National Park’s Pyramid Peak Trail is closed to public use effective immediately

Fishing report for Aug. 26

Local rivers remain very slow, while saltwater salmon fising is good in many locations.

1 mountain, 1 day, 2 fast climbers

A 51-year-old guide recently climbed Rainier's 3-day Liberty Ridge route in 21 hours to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the first time he pulled...

Jason Edwards pauses on the steep snowfield for a photo as he and Phil Nicoletti of Enumclaw climb the steep Liberty Ridge route to the 14,411-foot summit of Mount Rainier in July, 2010. Phil