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DIY freezer bag backpacking meals

Story and photo by Kara Furr Freezer bag cooking is nothing new for experienced backpackers looking to keep a pack light, but it’s useful for...

The Nerd, Ascendant: How Pokémon Go helped me gain friends,...

By Steve Guntli You see them everywhere: so-called “Pokémon Trainers,” wandering around the country, noses buried in their smartphones, desperately trying to catch that one...

Catching up Krissy Moehl, top ultra runner and Northwest native

By Oliver Lazenby When Krissy Moehl quit her day job seven years ago for ultra running, it allowed her the time to pursue any opportunities...

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...

Achieve grace on a mountain bike with minimal effort

Story and photos by Luca Williams The first time I went mountain biking, I went with buddies from high school on a bike that wasn’t...

Prime Ice: How to get started climbing ice

Story and photos by Mallorie Estenson C’mon, Mal. You got this. You can do this. I’ve been an athlete my entire life: a competitive gymnast, a...

Self help for snowboarders: how to avoid knee and back pain

By Luca Williams Snowboarding through powder snow has to be one of the world’s most fun activities. There is nothing like getting a shot of...

Strategic shoveling

By Jason Martin Avalanches are terrifying. Like many backcountry travelers, I’ve had a few close calls, but others have been through something far worse. They’ve been...

Cold Days, Hot Toddies

By Kara Furr While I’m all for a good Tom and Jerry on a cold winter day, so many more hot cocktails are just as...

Now we’re cooking with fire

The art of cooking over an open flame By Jason D. Martin I used to hate campfires. They’re dirty. They make your clothes smell bad. They’re...