Sharing the inspiring ideas and interesting adventures that are helping me to become more adventure minded with the hope that you might find them useful too. Focused on getting outside in the Pacific Northwest.

swimming an ice mile

swimming an ice mile

An official ICE mile involves swimming in temperatures below 41F (5C), but even the idea of wild swimming can spark a new adventure.

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Methow valley, washington

Methow valley, washington

Just on the eastern edge of the Northern Cascades lies the Methow Valley, a picturesque mecca for outdoor sports. In the winter, explore the largest cross country skiing area in the United States, and in the summer, hiking trails, river sports and mountain biking are...

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About The Author

About The Author

Teri Smith is a photographer, writer and adventure seeker in the Pacific Northwest. Learn more here.