Lightweight insulation that will keep you dry and toasty
Ozone Polluting the Cascades: Alarming levels of ozone at Mount Rainier may making hiking there bad for you.
Shrinking Glaciers, Dying Lichens: Pollution is destroyinh what we love about wilderness.
Driving Force: Let's admit it: hikers contribute to air pollution.
Flocks of volunteers build a 1.2-mile trail in a new reserve outside Richland
WTA profiles all 30 Wilderness areas in the state, from a tiny island refuge to the vast expanse of Olympic National Park.
Discovering the landscape of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Hiking to Machu Picchu on Peru's Inca Trail
We test four sets of mid-weigh base layers
A review of The Footpaths of Justice William O. Douglas: A Legacy of Place
A few hours of maintenance can extend the life of your hiking stuff
The sights and sounds of the Olympic wilderness coast in winter
The stories behind names in the backcountry.
Five wind shirts offer decent rain protection and weigh very little
WTA volunteers start work on a new route in Southwest Washington
Umtanum Ridge is at its best mid-April to mid-May
Searching for sublime waterfalls of the Cascades
From gorp to gourmet, Washington Trails dishes up a special issue of recipes, taste tests, tips and after-hike grub to fuel your next hike.
Horses, mules and llamas are essential to WTA’s backcountry trail crews
How to Spend 20 Summer Weekends on the Trail