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How to bring ultra light thru hiking ideas to shorter trips

Story and photos by Nick Belcaster I first hiked the West Coast Trail on Vancouver Island in 2014, and it’s safe to say I packed just...

North Cascades National Park paddling guide

By Maya Hunger North Cascades National Park has everything an adventurer could dream of in the Pacific Northwest – remote wilderness full of old-growth trees,...

BelleWood Distilling

Story and photos by Pat Grubb Every school kid growing up knows the story of Johnny Appleseed and how he wandered around Ohio, Pennsylvania and...

A national park of roadless wilderness

“What wilderness we decide to save within the next critical decade or two of decision-making will be all we will ever have. Probably it...

Dream job: Local authors pair beer and hiking trails

By Oliver Lazenby Five years ago, Brandon Fralic and Rachel Wood noticed a lack of travel guides that combined their favorite things – hiking trails...

Roadside guide to North Cascades National Park

North Cascades National Park stands out among national parks in the lower 48 for its remoteness and immense roadless expanse. While it lacks the...