The Outdoors section offers news, ideas and information that will help you make the most of the Pacific Northwest's abundant outdoors offerings.

A Hike and a Happy Hour: Up the Umtanum, with a side hop to hop country

A straightforward, short and steep hike that offers beautiful views of volcanoes and wildflowers, the Umtanum Ridge Crest Trail is worth a sweaty slog through sunny canyonlands near the Yakima River.  VIEW

More Headlines