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Eight thousand acres of potential

Eight-thousand acres of potential The seventh-largest locally-managed park in the country just came into being in Bellingham's backyard. By Ian Ferguson Photos courtesy of Cascade Mountain Runners The...

Winter 2017 photo gallery

                   

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...

Car-free Ski to Sea with the Wetboyz

Story by Oliver Lazenby Photos by Steven Gadingan Monday, May 23, 2016 It’s 50 minutes into a planning meeting for car-free Ski to Sea and team Wetboyz...

Cape Alava Loop hike: A winter escape on the coast

Story and photos By Jason Griffith For the hiker who doesn’t ski, winter in the Pacific Northwest can be trying. The high ridges are blanketed...

The right way to answer Nature’s Call

One surefire way to spoil a pristine alpine environment is to defecate all over it. Don't be that guy.

Connect with the Galaxy: A case for turning out the lights

Story by Oliver Lazenby In 1994 when the Northridge earthquake knocked out power across Los Angeles, astronomers at Griffith Observatory, just north of Hollywood, fielded...

Wilderness Cooking

Wilderness Cooking By Kosette Isakson Photo by Jason Hummel When I consider what has the biggest impact on travelers in the wilderness, it’s easy to think of...

Paddling the Skagit River

PADDLING THE SKAGIT Story by Sue Madsen From Marblemount to the delta, the Skagit River offers serenity and surprises. The Skagit River starts 23 miles north...

Dream home on wheels

A small idea about a tiny house has turned into a grand adventure.