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Top 10 Trip Reports - March 2019

Top 10 Trip Reports - March 2019

Every month, we sort through all your trip reports. We pick our favorites and celebrate them here! Read on for the best from March 2019.

Did You Know? Tumwater Falls Park

Did You Know? Tumwater Falls Park

Are you new to the Olympia area? Learn about Tumwater Falls Park, a classic in-town stroll where you can admire waterfalls on the Deschutes River.

Top Five Fall Hikes in Portland

Top Five Fall Hikes in Portland

Who says the fun has to stop once the rains arrive? Eli Boschetto, author of "Urban Trails Portland" and "Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: Oregon," joins us to share his top recommendations for fall hiking in Portland.

Five Favorite Places in Seattle to Hike or Run

Five Favorite Places in Seattle to Hike or Run

Just because you can't make it out of the city every weekend shouldn't mean the adventure has to stop. Craig Romano, author of the new "Urban Trails Seattle," joins us to share his personal favorites for getting out and staying local in Seattle.

Block by Block - Gaia in the City at Night

Block by Block - Gaia in the City at Night

A Seattle hike leader uses Gaia hard copy and eMaps to plan and lead his hikes, including Urban Adventures through city stairways at night.

Find a Park, Drink Wine, Get a Discount - Sept 14

Find a Park, Drink Wine, Get a Discount - Sept 14

Hear a presentation about cool Seattle parks you didn't know existed and get refreshments and a BIG discount on new outdoor gear and clothing!

Urban Hiking: Discover Seattle Stairways with The Mountaineers

Urban Hiking: Discover Seattle Stairways with The Mountaineers

More than 560 publicly accessible staircases wander throughout Seattle's gardens, district neighborhoods, and urban nooks and crannies. Join Mountaineers hike leaders up and down Seattle's many staircases.

Be An Outdoor Ambassador: How To Implement Low-Impact Recreation Skills

Be An Outdoor Ambassador: How To Implement Low-Impact Recreation Skills

Use the skills in these videos to become an Outdoor Ambassador: someone who is mindful of your impact on our wild places, and who follows the ethics of leave no trace to preserve our outdoor playgrounds for generations to come.

Enjoying Nature With Physical Limitations

Enjoying Nature With Physical Limitations

Not all of us are physically able to go on long hikes or get out and explore our mountains like we once could. This is how I cope and still get my dose of nature.