Mountaineering

Mountaineering

  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...

                   

By John Minier The rain began on Thursday, January 21. Over the next 48 hours, the Mt. Baker Heather Meadows weather station recorded 7 inches...

By Oliver Lazenby During telemark skiing’s last growth spurt in the 1990s, many picked it up to ski the backcountry; telemark bindings were the most...

Editor's note: This is the first in a series of postcards from lesser-known locations in Cascadia and beyond. By Aubrey Laurence Deep in the North Cascades,...

Story and photos by Andy Basabe I laid my book on the downy red ripples of Jerry’s sleeping bag and rolled on top of him...

By Jason Martin Mount Baker is a big and beautiful mountain. The fact that it can be seen from both Seattle and Vancouver is one...

By Ian Ferguson Photos by Freya Fennwood At the Dutchman Flat Sno-Park in Oregon last April, Maria Debari, Kaitlyn Farrington and Freya Fenwood struck up a...

By Jason Martin Avalanches are terrifying. Like many backcountry travelers, I’ve had a few close calls, but others have been through something far worse. They’ve been...