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Season Passholes: Mt. Baker’s homegrown band

Last winter, local pro skier and off-season whale researcher and musician Adam Ü had an opportunity to put together a band for a show...

Winter 2019 photo gallery

MSR Evo snowshoe review

Dependable snowshoes are an easy way to get outside this winter By Chris Gerston, owner of backcountry essentials Keeping active in the winter can be difficult...

Avalanche Forecast Refresher: Brush-up and stay safe in the backcountry

By Jason D. Martin | Images courtesy of the Northwest Avalanche Center It snowed on Wednesday. On Thursday, it rained. Today it was sunny. Tomorrow,...

Q&A: Hana Beaman talks Ladies Lay-back Weekend at Mt. Baker

Hana Beaman, along with Barrett Christy and Robin Van Gyn, organized a women’s jam last year at Mt. Baker Ski Area called Lay-Back Weekend....

Meal Prep and Pocket Bacon: Eat well in the backcountry this...

By Mike McCartan The smoke near Winthrop was unbearable and the fire rained ash on our vehicles overnight; we swept it off the windshield just...

Unlock your skiing potential with these exercises

By Luca Williams All of us know at least one of those people who picked up skiing quickly, with ease and grace. Us mere mortals...

Winter Magic: 3 easy snowshoe trips near Vancouver

Story and photos by Lisa Pulsifer Something magical happens once winter arrives in the mountains. The hard angles of the rocks disappear under a thick...

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...

Graphite, Granite & Gravel: Art and pedaling around the west

Story, art and photos by Gretchen Leggitt I recall the exact moment, swimming in a sea of merriment at Aslan Brewing’s one-year anniversary party, when my...