What is a Regional Trail anyway?


When you hear the word “trail” what comes to mind? Is it a winding dirt path under towering cedars, or a wide, paved path alongside a meandering river? Chances are the former comes to mind, but Regional Trails, the wide paved paths, are all over King County. Covering over 300 miles in our county, regional…

Latino Outdoors Hikes Alki Beach


On Monday, June 4, I joined the Washington chapter of Latino Outdoors, in a partnership with King County Parks, and walked the Alki Beach Trail. A scenic late afternoon hike ended in a beautiful sunset, highlighting one of the unique regional trails in King County. It was a fun opportunity to meet other Latinos in…

5 Ways to Bike Everywhere


Here’s 5 easy ways you can spend more time in the saddle, and less time stuck behind the wheel.

Walking for Earth Month


So normally, my preferred mode of movement is on two wheels, but being that it’s Earth Month and walking apparently doesn’t emit any carbon pollution, I decided to try out this whole walking thing. Not really to get anywhere, but you know, for my health. Turns out — it’s not so bad. At first I…

Spring into Earth Month with a good cleaning


It’s getting sunny and I’m getting antsy to put some miles under my bike tires. This winter hasn’t been the most productive or pleasant for bike commuting, and I’m a little embarrassed to report I had a personal low and logged the fewest miles ever. But spring is here! Earth Day is April 22, and…