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Glacier travel tips and etiquette

By Jason Martin Mount Baker is a big and beautiful mountain. The fact that it can be seen from both Seattle and Vancouver is one...

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...

Almost Famous: Maria Debari and friends ride 24 volcanoes in 45...

By Ian Ferguson Photos by Freya Fennwood At the Dutchman Flat Sno-Park in Oregon last April, Maria Debari, Kaitlyn Farrington and Freya Fenwood struck up a...

Winter 2016 photo gallery


Shnooker Trek

Climbing Iceland's highest peak By Aubrey Laurence At 3 a.m., I peeled back the room-darkening shades to reveal the objective of our day: Hvannadalshnúkur (pronounced kvah-nuh-doll-shnooker,...

Index Provides

A climber's paradise on the Skykomish River By Stamati Anagnostou “Shank him!” The night is dark and I hear Logan’s taunt rise above the soft chitter-chatter...

Tragedy Revealed

A backpack uncovered from the ice of the Coleman glacier sheds light on a deadly 1986 avalanche.

A history of adventure: rock climbing Washington Pass

Washington Pass offers some of the best easily accessible climbing in the state.

Drytooling Mt. Baker

The Shuksan Crag on Hannegan Pass Road off the Mt. Baker Highway has been developed for drytooling, a fun combination of ice climbing and rock climbing.

Remembering Liz Daley

Every person who ever shared a chairlift, a slope or a rope with Liz is better for having known her.