Father’s Day gifts

This article was originally published in June 2014

What’s in Store


Maggie’s Killington Hikers

A smartly designed sock knitted from organic merino wool, these keep feet dry and comfy on day hikes or more casual walks in the park. A thick bottom cushion and covered toe seam feel great inside boots, while a lighter weight on the leg helps breathability.

Biking Puget Sound

Local author and avid cyclist Bill Thorness thought of everything when compiling this book — including a chart that rates each route’s difficulty, with total distance and elevation change. Each ride notes mileage markers and worthwhile scenery.

Wilderness Basics

Technology influences us even when we’re trying to get away from it — a simple reason for updating our knowledge of best practices for the wilderness. This guide covers important recent advances in gear, nutrition, first aid and navigation.

Mustapha’s Harissa

Returned to Seattle shelves after a nearly two-year hiatus, this classic Moroccan hot sauce has a tangy, salty heat that is simply outstanding. Heat lovers spread it directly on sandwiches, but it offers more subtle depth when added during cooking.

Anchor Brewing

Two different beers from this exceptional California brewery suit the season and a variety of palates. The Anchor IPA is a bright and balanced pale ale, while the California Lager harkens back to a creamy, smooth lager first brewed in the state back in 1876.

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