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Book excerpt: My Old Man and the Mountain

  Book excerpt by Leif Whittaker Jim Whittaker, the first American to stand on the world’s highest summit, has said he never encouraged or discouraged his...

Why your next doctor appointment might yield a prescription to play outside

By Oliver Lazenby There’s a pill for that. Maybe “that” refers to heart disease, ADHD, depression, obesity or a galaxy of other ailments. But there’s also...

Mountain time with Adam Roberts, a photo essay

Adam Roberts is a well-traveled outdoorsman and skier who calls the Cascade corridor home. Story and photos by Corey Warren I’ve been friends with Adam Roberts since...

Summer 2016 in the life of a glacier

  Story and photos By Oliver Lazenby Investigate the terminus of the Easton Glacier on the south side of Mt. Baker and you might notice a...

Meet the volunteers who keep forest roads driveable

Story and photos by Oliver Lazenby On the first frosty morning of fall, two men in safety vests jumped out of a Honda Ridgeline on a...

New owner, same heritage at the snowboard shop that grew with the Northwest

  Update (January 8, 2018): Jeff Lemen is no longer affiliated with the Mt. Baker Snowboard Shop. Marcella and Bobbie Dobis own the Mt. Baker Snowboard...

Strength training and stretching for carrying loads

Story by Luca Williams Photos by Brandon Breitenstein Years ago I traveled to Kenya for a work-study program. The opportunity to live among a “primitive” culture changed...

Bay to Baker race revived…starting in Concrete

By Oliver Lazenby Dan Probst wants to hold a trail race from Bellingham Bay to the summit of Mt. Baker and back, a 108-mile journey...

Potential copper mine threatens Mazama, a dryside recreation destination

By Nick Belcaster Around pitch two of the classic Prime Rib of Goat climb, often touted as one of the longest sport routes in the...

B.C. company launching cricket flour protein bars

By Oliver Lazenby Coast Protein, a Vancouver, B.C.-based company, is preparing to launch its protein bars later this summer in three tasty flavors made from...