In the world of elite mountaineering, Mount Everest is apparently for wusses.The world-class climbers in the documentary "Meru" go to the top of Everest like we go to the gym, and with about as much enthusiasm.One guy mentions that he once hauled a...
Date: 08/30/2015 | Entertainment
Celebrate the end of the summer climbing season at the Mount Rainier Festival, Sept. 19 to 20, just outside Mount Rainier National Park at Rainier BaseCamp in Ashford.
Date: 08/28/2015 | Explore NW
On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, guides from Northwest Mountain School will offer half-day rock climbing trips near Darrington.
Date: 08/06/2015 | Explore NW
INDEX — Crews on Wednesday continued to monitor a stubborn fire on the Index Town Wall.
Date: 07/29/2015 | Sirens
DARRINGTON — A search-and-rescue helicopter team on Sunday rescued a hiker injured after falling while climbing Dome Peak in rugged terrain in Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest east of Darrington.The man used a beacon alert to notify emergency workers of his need for help.
Date: 06/22/2015 | Local News
Everett program introduces city kids to outdoor skills
Date: 05/24/2015 | Explore NW
Art and writing combine in mesmerizing adventure tale
Date: 05/10/2015 | Explore NW
About a year ago, Lee Jacobson noticed a Facebook group for hikers. It had members from all over the world. He liked the idea, but thought it would be even better with a local focus. So, he told a friend, Michael Restivo, that he wanted to create a local Facebook page and...
Date: 04/03/2015 | Explore NW
The state Department of Natural Resources wants to offer more recreation opportunities for hikers, kayakers, mountain bikers, horseback riders and rock climbers in a large area along I-90.
Date: 03/23/2015 | Explore NW
For more than two weeks, two climbers have been working their way up the Dawn Wall on El Capitan. The climb has captured massive media attention, even landing a spot on the New...
Date: 01/14/2015 | Explore NW