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Rock Climbing

Meru, Everest's sister mountain, gives climbers a tougher challenge

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 end of the summer climbing season at Mount Rainier

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

Learn the basics of outdoor rock climbing near Darrington

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

Fire burns on Index Town Wall

INDEX — Crews on Wednesday continued to monitor a stubborn fire on the Index Town Wall.

Date: 07/29/2015 | Sirens

Climb a volcano

What you need to know to make it up Mount St. Helens

Date: 06/28/2015 | Life

Injured climber rescued by helicopter, hospitalized

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

Any kid can climb

Everett program introduces city kids to outdoor skills

Date: 05/24/2015 | Explore NW

'Drawn' to explore

Art and writing combine in mesmerizing adventure tale

Date: 05/10/2015 | Explore NW

When you can't be on trails, find fellow hikers online

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

DNR to boost recreation opportunities near Snoqualmie Pass

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

Climbers finish free climb of inspiring route on El Capitan

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

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