Leavenworth River Tubing Getaway

The city is awesome, but sometimes you just need to get away for a day of relaxation.  Let us whisk you away from either Seattle or Bellevue to charming Leavenworth, WA for a day in the sun – complete with lazy river tubing and a beer garden cook-out.   WHAT’S INCLUDED? River Tubing Float on […]
Jul 15, 2019

Orca Action Month Kick Off Festival

Join Orca Salmon Alliance at the Orca Action Month Kick Off Festival to officially start Orca Action Month with a free, family-friendly festival! The Orca Action Month Kick Off Festival will feature live music performances, DJ’s including KEXP dj Michele Myers, art activities, an Orca Sound station, storytelling time, food, drinks, beer garden, orca chats […]
May 16, 2019

Sherpa Adventure Gear Store Grand Opening

Join us for the opening of our U.S. flagship store and partake in our grand opening celebration. After years of creating gear inspired by the legendary high-altitude climbers of Nepal, we are honored to bring a piece of the Himalayas right to your door. We will mark the arrival of our Seattle location with an […]
Nov 3, 2017
David García, Kimberly Gonzalez and Michelle Piñon are ambassadors for the Washington chapter of Latino Outdoors. They all grew up in different parts of southern California and share a passion for the outdoors and the environment. (Photo by Yvonne Rogell)

Latino Outdoors has a simple solution to increase diversity in natural recreation

Why is outdoor recreation is still a predominantly white activity? The local chapter of Latino Outdoors has answers.
Jul 13, 2016
Enter the Yellow Band on an Everest ascent. (Photo by Lloyd Smith)

Deadliest day on Everest echoes in the Northwest

“I was just thinking, ‘that could have been me,’” says AC Sherpa, remembering the moments after he heard of the avalanche that killed 16 people on Mount Everest late last week. He soon discovered that two guides he’d climbed with on a recent expedition were dead.
Apr 25, 2014
A porter in Maguina, Cusco, Peru. (Photo from Flickr by Filipe Fortes)

The road to Machu Picchu, traveled on the backs of its builders

A tourist trek on the Inca Trail reveals a centuries old system of bondage.
Apr 7, 2014