Snowshoeing is a fun, easy-to-learn winter sport, and one of the most accessible areas to try it out is Longmire in Mount Rainier National Park.
White Pass Ski Area is locally known as the place to ski with families. A two-and-a-half hour drive from the Joint Base Lewis-McChord area; it is an easy day trip.
The four-cylinder, direct drive, horizontally opposed, air-cooled, piston driven Lycoming O-360 engine in the Cessna 172, coughed into action.
As a young boy, Gavin Woody enjoyed adventures in California as a Boy Scout and Eagle Scout. Many other childhood adventures included camping and backpacking over 50 miles through the woods complete with a summit of Mt. Whitney.
There are few ways you can enjoy everything that makes the Northwest so awesome all at once, but take a cruise to Blake Island and you can do it all, from quintessentially Northwest views to food to history.
Tucked away in a southeast neighborhood of Olympia lies Watershed Park, one of the area's most beautiful and private forest parks that's home to a winding trail and wooden bridges over Moxlie Creek.