5 Great Urban Hikes Near Tacoma

Living in a city like Tacoma is great, in part because you’re so close to all the storied outdoor amenities— think Mt. Rainier National Park, the Olympic Mountains or the North Cascades. Even better? Tacoma is home to some fantastic urban hikes within—or just outside—its own city...

Recovery Tips for the Day After a Monster Hike

You’ve made it to the waterfall, stood atop the summit or linked the loop around your favorite mountain, and now you’re back at the trailhead. Time to shift into recovery mode. No matter the trail you’ve tread, having a hiking recovery plan can help ensure that you...

How to Climb a Real Mountain in the Pacific Northwest

Editor’s Note: We encourage you to practice good physical distancing, confirm trails are open before heading out, and be patient when visiting local businesses. Ever wanted to climb a real mountain? One that rises up out of a towering forest, that’s jumbled with glaciers and snow and has...