West Tiger 3 in Tiger Mountain State Forest is good option for late winter and early spring hiking. The trailhead is often crowded, so arrive early. Consider microspikes. The trail can be snowy and icy at times.
At Dockton Forest, a group of trails called UFO, Gravel Grinder and Erratic are classified as “easy” and they live up to the billing. The single track is flat, requires minimal technical skills and offers a pair of basic ramps for those who want t
A crowd of 30 or so, including his wife and daughter, gathered at the finish line in Ketchikan to welcome Karl Kruger, who paddled under the name “Heart of Gold.” The Orcas Island man became the first person Monday to finish the 750-mile Race to A
The U.S. is in for a rare astronomical treat on August 21, 2017 — that's the day of the "Great American Eclipse." It's the first total solar eclipse to cross the entire U.S. in 99 years, and more than 12 million Americans live in its path.
For those hoping to score a permit to climb Mount St. Helens, the rules are about to change. Permits to climb the 8,328-foot mountain go on sale on Feb. 1, and most of the weekend permits are expected to sell out in a matter of minutes. Only 500 p
Check out 10 Western Washington Waterfalls we visited in 2016 while working on the Trail of the Week. Find information on how to get to most of these falls (one is more than a half mile off trail) at wwwb.thenewstribune.com/hikes