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Sail and SUP on the B.C. coast By Karl and Jess Kruger With clenched hands, constricted throats and nerves stretched piano wire tight, we navigate the...

Clean bikes go faster

 A bike-cleaning tutorial By Callie Waldschmidt Photos by Brian Chapel With the onset of fall in the Pacific Northwest, cyclists rejoice. The dust of summer is subdued...

A hundred grand: set net salmon fishing in Bristol Bay

By Ian Ferguson Photos by Kristina Kurtz July 22 Every other wave sent a wall of green spraying over the bow. The electric bilge pump couldn’t keep...

Use your head

Concussion awareness By Amanda Nayfield You’re riding a technical mountain bike trail with your friend when she takes a hard fall. She was wearing a helmet,...

Craft beer explosion

If you can see Mt. Baker, you're not far from a great brewery, and more are on the way. By Aubrey Laurence It’s hard to believe that...

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,...

Hot winter gear for 2016

By Marty Grabijas If you attend enough trade shows it starts to look like “same stuff, different year.” Undoubtedly, the essence of why we play...

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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...