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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...

Locally owned, globally known

Locally owned, globally known, by Ian Ferguson. The owners and employees of Transition, a Ferndale-based mountain bike company, are a funny bunch. Call their headquarters and the guy on the voicemail will walk you through the menu in a Hank Hill Texas drawl. Check the...

Eight thousand acres of potential

Eight-thousand acres of potential The seventh-largest locally-managed park in the country just came into being in Bellingham's backyard. By Ian Ferguson Photos courtesy of Cascade Mountain Runners The...

Mobbing in the Chuckanuts

Bellingham is known for its mountain biking and its races, but until very recently the town wasn’t known for its mountain bike races. Following the success of the Chuckanut Enduro race in October, that’s probably about to change.

Olympians on Galbraith: U.S. National Team training on local trails

Story by Spencer Paxson Photos by Caleb Smith "Lean it harder! Lean it! Now open it up!” I hear the coach shout from above as we...

What Would Fred Beckey Do: Inspiration from the late legend

By Mallorie Estenson “I think I want to get, ‘What would Fred Beckey do?’ tattooed on my arm,” I told my climbing partner lightheartedly. Carey and I...

Bellingham Traverse

A RACE FOR THE KIDS   The Bellingham Traverse celebrates the salmon life-cycle. Celebrating the life cycle of wild salmon and the natural and urban challenges...

Outdoor Halloween horror on the little screen

By Jason D. Martin As the Halloween holiday approaches, many of us start to think about horror movies. We kind of like to be scared....

The Secret Life of Wolverines

Skiing scientists are tracking the Cascadian carnivore Story by Sophia Rouches | Photos by David Moskowitz When people hear the word wolverine, the sharp-clawed X-men character usually...

Ground Keeper Fenders: Adding soul to the boring black fender

By Todd Elsworth When it comes to mountain bike fenders, graphic designer Keely Shannon’s attitude is, if you dream it, she can print it. When Keely...