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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...

Three easy fall hikes near Vancouver

Story and photos by Stephen Hui Many a hiker chooses to hang up their boots at summer’s end. However, committed trekkers know autumn hiking has...

New trails at Lake Whatcom and plans for many more

  Story and photos by Oliver Lazenby With the second summer of construction on Lake Whatcom trails nearly done, bikers and hikers will soon be able...

Bag It Up: Help keep the backcountry permit-free with responsible poop...

By Jason D. Martin Poop. Yep. That’s right. Poop. That’s what all the cool kids are talking about these days. Or perhaps, more specifically, the cool...

Fall 2018 photo gallery

 

A yoga pose for carrying loads

Chest opener for backpackers By Luca Williams As I plan my annual backpack trip, I think about what lured me to backpacking in the first place....

Hiking Guide: A trio of trails in NCNP

Story and photos by Craig Romano The North Cascades National Park complex contains some of the largest roadless tracts remaining in the lower 48. Stunning...

Seven days of alpine adventure through the heart of the North...

Story and photos by Jason Griffith It’s hard to find a place in the lower 48 as wild as the tangled valleys at the head...

Crown Jewel Wilderness: Creating North Cascades National Park

Book excerpt by Lauren Danner North Cascades National Park is unlike any national park that came before it. Its advocates wanted to preserve it as...

How to bring ultra light thru hiking ideas to shorter trips

Story and photos by Nick Belcaster I first hiked the West Coast Trail on Vancouver Island in 2014, and it’s safe to say I packed just...