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Rendezvous Huts: Postcard from the Methow

Story and photos by Benjamin Whitney The invitation read: Hey, guys, think fast! I booked two nights at the Rendezvous Huts in the Methow for...

Winter Magic: 3 easy snowshoe trips near Vancouver

Story and photos by Lisa Pulsifer Something magical happens once winter arrives in the mountains. The hard angles of the rocks disappear under a thick...

Big dreams for the Nooksack Nordic Ski Club

Ambassador program introduces skiers to the sport By Oliver Lazenby From camping to snowshoeing, more and more people are playing outside. For winter recreation, human-powered sports...

Meal Prep and Pocket Bacon: Eat well in the backcountry this...

By Mike McCartan The smoke near Winthrop was unbearable and the fire rained ash on our vehicles overnight; we swept it off the windshield just...

Wild and Scenic: The campaign to protecting the Nooksack River

Story by Jacqueline Thompson | Photos by Brett Baunton Westbound water, trickling from icy blue glaciers and building into the mighty Nooksack River, flows in...

Avalanche Forecast Refresher: Brush-up and stay safe in the backcountry

By Jason D. Martin | Images courtesy of the Northwest Avalanche Center It snowed on Wednesday. On Thursday, it rained. Today it was sunny. Tomorrow,...

Unlock your skiing potential with these exercises

By Luca Williams All of us know at least one of those people who picked up skiing quickly, with ease and grace. Us mere mortals...

Season Passholes: Mt. Baker’s homegrown band

Last winter, local pro skier and off-season whale researcher and musician Adam Ü had an opportunity to put together a band for a show...

Winter 2019 photo gallery

MSR Evo snowshoe review

Dependable snowshoes are an easy way to get outside this winter By Chris Gerston, owner of backcountry essentials Keeping active in the winter can be difficult...