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Skagit Land Trust acquires 1,000 acres of key habitat

By Oliver Lazenby Photos courtesy of Skagit Land Trust Earlier this spring the Skagit Land Trust acquired 1,000 acres of land east of Concrete in the...

Vitamin N (nature): A small dose provides substantial stress relief

  By Mandy LeBlanc A midweek hike through Discovery Park in Seattle recently brought a surprising amount of tranquility to my life – after a short sunset...

The Trailblazing Packable Tool

Locally made Trail Boss sells worldwide By Oliver Lazenby In February 2017, Bellingham resident Bill Hasenjaeger attended an outdoor expo where he walked into a talk...

Postcard: Greetings from Walla Walla

By Brandon Fralic We are bumping along Jasper Mountain Road in the Blue Mountains east of Walla Walla when our guide, Mike, slows the vehicle...

Chill Out in Chilliwack – A weekend guide

  Story and photos By Brandon Fralic Not every outdoor adventure needs to be hardcore. This spring, between backcountry skiing in winter and summer’s high alpine...

Koma Kulshan car camping guide

Story and photos By Patrick Beggan For an easy night under the stars, it’s hard to beat car camping. Though Whatcom County doesn’t have a...

How to: Choosing footwear for climbing in the mountains

  By Jason D. Martin The Cascades are a wildly diverse mountain range. We have glaciers and snowfields, we have talus and boulders, we have water...

Getting Started With Spring Foraging

By Amy Gibson As winter winds down, green life emerges in the forest once again. You may notice foragers off-trail, filling baskets with robust leaves,...

Winter 2017 photo gallery

                   

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...