OutdoorsNW Out and About

OutdoorsNW publisher Carolyn Price at the Olympic Peninsula Tourism Summit. Nov. 8, 2018 By OutdoorsNW Although we love putting together OutdoorsNW magazine for our loyal followers eight times a year,...

ONWard: Snow Guide

October 23, 2018 The Beauty of Ice By John Rezell, Editor For years before I moved into the neighborhood, shovels and brooms cleared the ice off a small pond each winter so the local boys could maul each...

Ebike Ride Set for Sept. 15

Photo courtesy Cascade Bicycle Club Aug. 27, 2018 By OutdoorsNW Want to be part of a Guinness World Record? The Cascade Bicycle Club is teaming up with Rad Power Bikes in an attempt to set a world record...

Log Drag Racing in Hailey

By John Rezell, OutdoorsNW Editor From Hailey, Idaho Two-by-two cyclists roll their bikes behind the starting gate that sits smack dab in the middle of Highway 75 running through the heart of the small town...

ONWard: From the Ashes

May 14, 2018 By John Rezell, Editor We like to believe a picture is worth a thousand words. Yet a thousand photos can never capture the powerful emotions of anguish, sadness and emptiness related to true...

Portlanders Ride Free in May

April 30, 2018 By OutdoorsNW Portland’s bike share system BIKETOWN will donate free rides as part of its Bike Month celebration in May. The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) and BIKETOWN are offering...

OutdoorsNW Donates Van to WTA

After 17 years of service as the OutdoorsNW van, publisher Carolyn Price donated the vehicle to the Washington Trails Association. April 18, 2018 By OutdoorsNW OutdoorsNW publisher and founder Carolyn Price...

Chanterelle Season Arrives

Finding a small community of huge Chanterelle mushrooms feels like striking gold. Photo by John Rezell By John Rezell, Editor, OutdoorsNW Call me strange if you like, you certainly wouldn’t be the...

Great Views of the Cascade Loop

From spring into fall editor John “Raz” Rezell has spent more than a few miles on Washington’s Cascade Loop. Here are some of his favorite photos. The post Great Views of the Cascade Loop appeared first on...

Counters Needed!

By OutdoorsNW The Cascade Bicycle Club is looking for volunteers counters for the 2017 Bike and Pedestrian Count! The annual count is part of the Washington State Bike and Pedestrian Documentation Project...

Recipe for Huckleberry Bliss

Huckleberries pop out against the green leaves as a late summer harvest begins. Photo by John Rezell By John Rezell, Editor, OutdoorsNW The infrequent buzz of mosquitoes exploring the inside of my ear —...

Cycling Without Traffic

August 11, 2017 By John Rezell, Editor, OutdoorsNW In one of those spur-of-the-moment decisions on a summer’s day in high school back in Wisconsin, we turned a little spin around the neighborhood on our...

May My Dog Days Never End

Stretching for 35 miles along the Middle Fork Willamette River, the Middle Fork Trail is great for mountain biking, hiking and offers plenty of spots for fishing. Photo by John Rezell EDITOR’S NOTE: Our...

Beatin’ the heat

Raz enjoys the cool setting along Rebel Creek. By John Rezell, Editor, OutdoorsNW What struck me wasn’t so much the forecast of highs hitting 102 in the Willamette Valley this weekend. What kind of irked me...

Innovation at OUTFOUNDSeries

By John Rezell, Editor, OutdoorsNW From Hood River, Oregon Among the highlights of the first OUTFOUND Series held June 9-11 in Hood River, Oregon were some innovative exhibitors showing off wares, from one...