A Guide to Backpacking for Beginners

With countless trails awaiting you in the Pacific Northwest, sometimes day hiking isn’t enough. Whether you’ve been eye-balling a long-distance loop, you’re aiming to escape the crowds of popular campsites, or you’re simply wanting more time outside, backpacking is your answer. Yet that can be an...

How To Get Outside–With Some Distance

The outdoors are beginning to reopen! And for folks like me who thrive on endorphin-fueled endurance, that means it’s time to gear up and start tackling some distance. Although National Parks remain closed, many Washington State Parks as well as National Forest Lands are beginning to...

Paved and Groomed Trails for Accessible Hikes

Editor’s note: We encourage you to be mindful about COVID-19 spread even outdoors and be welcoming of all people on the trail. There’s so much more that goes into planning a hike besides how beautiful the views are. Luckily, resources are available to help you navigate...

Incredible Tours You Can Take From Home

With more and more states mandating in-home quarantines, it is easy to feel disconnected from the rest of the world. Luckily, that doesn’t have to be the case!  Around the globe, various museums, amusement parks, zoos, theaters, and even NASA are offering free virtual experiences online....

Feng Shui Brings Fresh Energy to Your Home

Staying busy during COVID-19 quarantine has been … challenging, to say the least.  After cooking countless meals on my Pinterest board, trying my hand at new art projects, and attempting at-home workout classes before realizing, even in my pajamas, I don’t like workout classes, I finally...