“Escape Your Everyday” Adventure Travel Series
set for Columbia Sportswear Seattle Store

Outdoor retailer teams up with Seattle’s EverGreen Escapes
to provide travel information and inspiration


WHO: EverGreen Escapes, Seattle-based nature, adventure and culinary tour operator and Columbia Sportswear, industry leading outdoor apparel and product manufacturer and retailer.


WHAT:  “Escape Your Everyday” Adventure Travel Series


WHERE: Columbia Sportswear Seattle store: 290 Pine Street  Seattle, WA 98101


WHEN:  Beginning Thursday, July 12,
and running the second Thursday of every month 6:30 – 7:45 pm


Kick-off event adventure on July 12 presents:


Endless Horizons: Conservation and Adventure in Namibia.

Presented by Tyler Davis, EverGreen Escapes Africa Program Director


Upcoming topics will include:

Epicurean and Culinary Tourism in the Pacific Northwest

Luxury Lodges of New Zealand

Backpacking Fjordland

ActiVino! Best Hikes and Wines in the Pacific Northwest

Birding the in the Pacific Northwest with a Master Birder

Climbing the Icelandic Volcanoes

Wildlife Spotting Down Under Australia


ABOUT The Series:  This free monthly adventure travel series brings travel experts to Columbia Sportswear’s downtown Seattle retail store to share their experiences in some of the most exciting and unusual destinations for the adventurous traveler. Speakers will share photos, stories and practical tips from travel adventures ranging from exotic international destinations to local culinary and agritourism tours. Enjoy beverages from local wineries, breweries and distilleries and get advice from the experts on practical travel matters such as transportation, packing, planning your trip and more. Whether you are looking for ideas for your next big adventure or just enjoy learning something new about the world, the Escape Your Everyday Adventure Travel series is a monthly mind vacation to exciting destinations.




·      25% discount on Columbia Sportswear purchases for event attendees

·      Free parking

·      Each event will include complimentary beverages from a featured winery, distillery or brewery

·      Drawings for EverGreen Escapes travel experiences and Columbia Sportswear gear



About EverGreen Escapes

Established in 2006, EverGreen Escapes has quickly ascended to be a global leader in adventure ecotourism and the promotion of socially- and environmentally-responsible world travel.  From exploring the Pacific Northwest to creating tailor-made itineraries to the world’s most unique destinations, our mission is to inspire positive change through transformational experiences that connect people, places, and nature.

801 South Fidalgo Street  Seattle, WA 98108

(206) 650-5795


About Columbia Sportswear

Columbia is a leading global outdoor apparel, footwear, accessories and equipment company. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Columbia has produced innovative

products for outdoor enthusiasts since 1938. Columbia believes trying

stuff is the fuel of progress. Trying Stuff is what marries Columbia’s

innovative technologies and designs to the passion of the people who

rely on them to stay warm, dry, cool and protected. To learn more,

please visit the Columbia store in Seattle at 290 Pine Street or visit the company’s website at

290 Pine Street  Seattle, WA 98101

(206) 443-7639





or e-mail





Maralyn D. HillThe Epicurean Explorer

President, International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association

Editor-at-Large, CityRoom

Blogs: Where and What in the World & Success with Writing