Those who own property in rural areas of the United States are often forced to deal with animal intrusion. Whether it’s a pack of raccoons rummaging through the trash, deer or elk damaging crops or
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Derek Tyndall and Thomas Dale weren’t shy about how they survived two very cold nights on Mt. Rainier. “There was a little bit of spooning,” Dale told reporters on Tuesday evening, hours after rescue teams were able to locate the men and transport them to safety. “I’m not going to [...]
Most folks who visit the tidelands of coastal Washington encounter crabs, seagulls and other denizens common to any other beach in the United States. However, those who dig deep enough are likely to come face-to-face with a geoduck, the largest burrowing clam on Earth.
Aesthetics aside, rooftop gardens are highly beneficial to urban areas. They regulate temperature inside their buildings using organic means, absorb carbon emissions from traffic below, provide
Dating back to Neanderthals of the Pleistocene Age, ice fishing is the oldest winter pastime that still exists today (unless you count walking in the snow). While spears and jagged rocks have been replaced by
Every year, millions of Americans dress up on Oct. 31 – and each costume is like a little window into the soul of its wearer. This Halloween, show off your true (earth-toned) colors with a creative ensemble that calls attention to your eco-friendly spirit.
A lot of folks dread the autumn gloom, but not the snow bunny crowd – every onset of gray clouds and plump raindrops brings them closer to open slopes and waist-high powder. In anticipation of the forthcoming ski and snowboard season, we’re taking a look at some of the toughest, [...]
With more than 10,000 identified species, birds make up one of the most diverse animal classes on Earth. To celebrate our fine feathered friends, we’ve compiled a gallery of photos of birds doing what they do best. And don’t you go saying that bird-watching is a nerdy pastime… did you [...]
Toothbrush? Check. iPod? Check. What else are you forgetting? Well, chances are, you haven’t thought to bring along any of the items on this list. None of them are over-the-top expensive — and all
Love ‘em or hate ‘em, cyclists play a key role in today’s urban dynamic. A handful of American cities have taken proactive measures to ensure cooperation between those who travel on two wheels, two axles and two
Feel that nip in the air? It should tell you that the cold seasons are upon us. But recreators shouldn’t be deterred from overnight excursions in the outdoors just because the temperature is (extremely) low. Pick up one of these cold-weather sleeping bags, and you’ll sleep like a hibernating bear [...]
Just about every outdoorsy individual has at least one good survival story, but most of them don’t hold a candle to this list of harrowing, death-defying tales.
Sure, the fall season typically brings gloomy skies, chilly breezes and relatively high heating bills. But as a trade-off, autumn months in the United States are arguably the most vibrant, picturesque time of year. And as this list proves, the phenomenon is not limited to New England.
Whether it’s hot apple cider and pumpkin pie or the chance to dress in the most ridiculous outfits imaginable, the autumn season has special significance for everyone. For explorer types, nothing is more appealing about fall than the opportunity to navigate a corn maze.
The summer is over and a new school year has begun, but the fall season shouldn’t stop you and your little ones from squeezing in a couple more day hikes (especially while the weather is pleasant). The Pacific Northwest offers a multitude of kid-friendly excursions
Men and women have been walking around for thousands of years – and occasionally, one of them produces a literary masterpiece based on their experiences. The entries on this list are about much more than putting
Every Northwest resident knows that once those rain clouds appear, it may be awhile before the sunshine returns. Should this deter us from outdoor adventures? Of course not! The catch is that you may need
Unfortunately, the threat of rain isn’t a hiker’s biggest concern during the autumn months — a period known to many simply as ‘hunting season’. Every year, a hiker loses his or her life to a hunter’s bullet, and
Let’s paint a scenario. You’re walking through a beautiful forest (possibly with a loved one by your side), when you stumble upon a ramshackle hut
Of all the critters one may encounter in the woods, ticks are among the most dreaded. The Centers for Disease Control lists 10 different diseases carried and spread by American ticks alone,