Union members at Stevens Pass and Park City Mountain Resort want better wages and working conditions but say their parent company has dragged its feet in negotiations. If they still can't get to the bargaining table, could a strike shut down the two ski areas?
If you plan to explore the backcountry this winter, these certified mountain guides will keep you safe, refine your skills, and bring you to secret stashes
Two friends abandoned promising careers to pursue a bold adventure. It went terribly wrong—but also right.
'Ode to Desolation' introduces us to Jim Henterly, who spends his summers stationed at the historic Desolation Peak Fire Lookout
The company's brand-new, unused complex in Washington sold less than a month after going on the market
After a pandemic-prompted trial run, the retailer will deconstruct the traditional idea of "headquarters" in favor of remote, flexible work
'Rising from the Ashes' follows the scientists studying the summer steelhead resurgence in Washington's Elwha River
In his new photo book "Errors of Possession," adventure photographer Garrett Grove documents the region's shifting industries and culture
With the airline industry struggling because of COVID-19, summer, fall, and winter plane fares to adventure destinations are hitting unprecedented lows. Airlines are also offering free change and cancellation fees. Should you hop on these deals now or wait and see? We consulted industry experts to find out—and rounded up some of the best fares out there.
While researching his new book 'Author in Chief,' our contributor discovered a forgotten piece of John Adams's life: the time he sailed to Europe during the Revolutionary War and barely survived
'The Recipe' features pro skier Ingrid Backstrom shredding on her home turf in Washington
The six most doable ski descents in North America, according to pro skier Cody Townsend and ski mountaineer Noah Howell
Plus: where to stay, eat, and play outside along the way
Forget haunted houses and corn mazes. Head out to the woods instead, where the real scares await.
The Emerald City is surrounded by mountains and has access to the ocean, but some of its biggest outdoor draws can be reached by public transportation
Four urban centers that have all the makings of an epic adventure town—without the hype
'Wild Olympics' is a tribute to the pristine rivers of Washington's Olympic Peninsula
Everything the national parks could afford to do with the money Trump's celebration took from them
Seattle has a lot to offer city folk—a thriving job market, world-class culture, and all the pour-over coffee you can drink. But for those who need frequent and fast escapes from the metropolis, the shores and woods of Puget Sound's islands are only a boat ride away.
Through Quiet Parks International, Gordon Hempton hopes to save the earth’s few truly natural soundscapes
'Phenomenal Noumenal Wonderful' is a four-year project designed to highlight the beautiful landscapes of the Pacific Northwest
Here's where the pioneering skier sends it when she's not shredding the backcountry
The little orca known as Scarlet is dead. Will her death be a turning point for the Northwest's endangered Southern Resident killer whales? Washington State governor Jay Inslee is proposing strong action.
From the filmmakers at Mad Trees, ‘We Heard You Need Gloves’ features a group of female shredders ripping up the terrain at Mount Baker.
It's easier than ever to jump on a bus, bike, train, or trolley to climb, paddle, hike, and camp
Can recent events be chalked up to the occasional confusion of bureaucracy? Or is something more worrisome afoot?
This shop offers the best gear with the best instruction, and welcomes you to chill with the kings and queens of the backcountry (even if you’re not on their shred level yet)
Nominee Raymond David Vela seems to care about making our national parks more accessible
In Washington State, a group of researchers is mining social media posts and photos to identify overused trails and turn your next weekend adventure into a real escape
From pop-up bungalows in the woods to durable bubbles on a vineyard, these cozy abodes offer real escape
Most of mountaineering's teachers are white, but one group wants to change that through new hands-on workshops
If a high-profile volcano (think: Hawaii’s Kilauea) shows signs of instability, it’s Michael Poland’s job to reassure us that everything is going to be okay
Measures in the federal government's new spending bill should help the Forest Service manage fires, but there's still more to be done.
A legal complaint says the three leaders are in violation of a 20-year-old law and casts doubt on whether they have any authority at all
There's powder in the forecast from Florida to Vermont, but the southern Rockies continue to be snow starved as the worst season just about anyone can remember continues