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Summits on the Air: Dispatches from a society of mountaintop radio...

By Nick Belcaster The first time I spoke to Tim Nair his voice came in over my handheld radio, hailing me through the static. “Summit...

‘Tis the Season: Recipes for hot, spiked drinks

By Amy Gibson Winter is a quiet time in nature, when life has retreated into roots and seeds, saving energy for the promise of sun....

Outdoor Halloween horror on the little screen

By Jason D. Martin As the Halloween holiday approaches, many of us start to think about horror movies. We kind of like to be scared....

Swimrun: An amphibious new sport debuts in the Northwest

By Oliver Lazenby Photos by Tyson geBauer Swimming and running both offer simplicity. You can do either sport with basically no special, expensive gear. Put the...

You Can Too: A plea for more female mountain guides

By Mallorie Estenson Last month I had the opportunity to guide a team of women on Mt. Baker. We were fast. We were strong. We...

The FNRad Snowboarding Podcast

By Oliver Lazenby The surest way to create something interesting is to follow what interests you. That’s Eric Traulsen’s formula for his passion project, the...

Gold at the end of the Rainbow

Could mining mean road maintenance at a Highway 542 destination By Nick Belcaster Sitting in an 81-year-old fire lookout tower in the North Cascades, you could...

Postcards: Greetings from a slow car (but fast house)

By Nick Belcaster and Evan Skoczenski If you parked in the Heather Meadows lot of Mt. Baker this winter you may have picked out a...

Herbal and healing tea from foraged plants

By Amy Gibson For many, summer is a time to relax, slow down, and enjoy the warm season of our lives. One way I’ve found...

Mountain Trivia

How well do you know the North Cascades? By Jason D. Martin The Pacific Northwest loves trivia. There’s no question about it. In cities throughout the...