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23 Feb 2024
Olympic, Viewpoint

Bigotry on Olympic Trails 

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This guest column originally appeared at Outdoor-Society.com). by Douglas Scott It was an unseasonably warm winter day in 2014, and I decided to take a quick run into the Brothers Wilderness on the eastern side of the Olympic Peninsula. Past the ever-popular Lena…

Hikes

On Rating Hikes 

Above: No one said anything about snow on July 31 in Mount Rainier National Park! I am a journalist, so I am accustomed to researching the bejeebers out of everything, including my outdoor experiences. So imagine my surprise when I reached Third Beach in Olympic…

NPS

Million-Plus National Parks 

Photo: Sunset at Clingman’s Dome in Great Smoky Mountains National Park by Scott Basford (Creative Commons) U.S. National Parks that have a million-plus, year-to-date visitors through the most current month, and ranked by attendance, as reported by the National Park Service. Through Dec 2014: Yellowstone…