hiking

Officials Warn of Difficult Hiking Conditions on Mt Pilchuck
EVERETT (AP) — After conducting four rescues in one week, Snohomish County officials are warning the public against hiking on Mount Pilchuck unless they are well trained for steep snow conditions.
The sheriff's office Search and Rescue Unit says the conditions are not conducive to an easy …
Lawmakers Look at New National Heritage Area
ISSAQUAH, Wash. (AP) — U.S. Representative Dave Reichert has introduced a bill that would designate a stretch of scenic landscape from Seattle to Ellensburg as a National Heritage Area.
The Mountains to Sound Greenway encompasses about 1...
Popular Trail Reopened in The Olympic National Forest
HOODSPORT, Wash. (AP) — The Forest Service has reopened a popular trail in the Olympic National Forest in Washington after a wildlife biologist spent much of the summer teaching aggressive mountain goats that people are to be avoided.
The trail up Mount Ellinor was closed in early July after se…