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Whistler on a budget – shoulder season fun

By Lisa Pulsifer Whistler is a high end, world-class ski resort, but it doesn’t have to put a dent in your wallet. The picture-perfect, international...

Newsroom: Notes from around the region, August 2019

North Cascades National Park applying for dark skies status The National Park Service submitted a request for a dark sky study at North Cascades National...

Bro culture in adventure sports

By Jason D. Martin It was a perfect day at the Mt. Baker Ski Area – crisp and cold with powder and sunshine. And people...

Postcard from Brandywine Mountain, in a sea of peaks ...

Story and photos by Hannah Singleton In the southwestern corner of British Columbia, lost in the Coast Range, lays a blocky, granite summit: Brandywine Mountain....

Mental prep for your big race

By Sneha Patel, doctor of osteopathic medicine PeaceHealth is the title sponsor of the Bellingham Bay Marathon, which takes place on September 29, so we’re focusing our...

Unwind the effects of hiking with a heavy pack

By Luca Williams In the time I’ve known my husband, he’s only ever gone backpacking, reluctantly, with our oldest son or myself. When I...

Fall 2019 photo gallery

Bula! A Fijian welcome

Story and photos by Pat Grubb When it comes to island nations, with just around 300 islands, Fiji is low on the list. The country...

Good stuff guide

By Pat Grubb Lifaloft Insulated Flannel Shirt Jacket The classic flannel shirt, only better. Lightweight Lifaloft keeps you warmer longer. $160. Hellyhansen.com   Grayl geopress purifiet Fill, press, drink....

Jacob’s Ladder: A first known ascent on Mt. Prophet

Story and photos by Jason Griffith I’m just drifting off to sleep when I hear it, far down the Big Beaver Valley … Thud. The wind...