Mountaineering

Mountaineering

Story and photos by Jason Griffith It’s hard to find a place in the lower 48 as wild as the tangled valleys at the head...

A few turns off the summit, the author stopped to wait for his partner. The pair never found out what went wrong. By Ben Whitney A knot...

From Bali to Baker, by Pat Grubb. Two years ago, I had the good fortune to spend nearly a month in Bali. The Balinese are a deeply spiritual people whose religion is a syncretism of Hinduism, Buddhism and Animism. They believe the sea is the source of many evil spirits and...

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,...

  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...

Jake Merrill, Dustin Byrne and Peter Sundberg set out to traverse the Twin Sisters range in winter - a feat that, according to record, hadn't been done before.

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...

The Watson Traverse is a classic backcountry adventure over the summit of Mt. Baker, with a harrowing quandry on the far side: to send, or not to send, the Park Headwall and its tenuous bergschrund?