Northern Exposure

Climbing, hiking, and kayaking in the Pacific Northwest

Mount Pilchuck

Mount Pilchuck in Washington's Cascades     Photo: Michael Hanson/Aurora

Big mountains, fast rivers, rugged coastline, and the occasional Sasquatch sighting: for pure adventure in the lower 48, you can't beat the Pacific Northwest. We asked eight local authors to reveal the freshest ways to play in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. All you need to do is pack a raincoat.

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