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A day of salmon, beer and Blanchard Mountain love

Story by Andy Basabe “D’ya remember when…?” That’s the silly question that delineates generational differences in communities. “D’ya remember when Mt. Baker Ski Area built jumps...

A wet and wild ride: Ski to Sea 2013

Conditions were soggy but competition was fierce at this year’s Ski to Sea, in which 500 teams skied, ran, biked and paddled the brutal...

Triple sport adventuring on a long spring day

Story and photos by Alicia Lycan From the top of Mt. Baker to the shores of the Salish Sea, our Cascadian paradise holds endless possibilities....

A trick for better mountain bike cornering

By Luca Williams When my second son was born, we immediately noticed that his back and head were turned slightly left. As he grew, his...

Winter 2017 photo gallery

                   

Paraty Spirits: Making liquor on half a shoestring

Story and photos by Pat Grubb Sam Hassan mixed his first cocktail when he was a 17-year-old and still living in Brazil. The drink was...

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...

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...

Forest Stewards

Recreation Northwest aims for sustainable recreation with the Chuckanut Community Forest as their model.

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...