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Protect Our Winters launches in Canada

By Oliver Lazenby Winter is important to Canadians – think ice hockey, snowmobiling and some of the best skiing on the planet. So with Protect...

100 canoe families paddle to Lummi

By Tara Nelson Each year since 1989, various native nations have hosted a gathering of native canoers from tribes throughout Washington, British Columbia and Alaska....

Vamos Outdoors Project: A creative approach to immersive language learning

By Benjamin Whitney When the nonprofit Whatcom Day Academy closed its doors in 2015, Andy Basabe, a language and environmental education teacher at the school,...

Profile: Micah Evangelista’s playful approach to Mt. Baker

By Oliver Lazenby The first time Micah Evangelista experienced Mt. Baker’s deep snowpack, he was less than a year old and swaddled onto his ski-patroller...

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...

40 miles around Mt. Hood on the Timberline Trail

By Erin Rain Gautier With micro-spikes strapped to our hiking boots and loaded bags topped off with instant coffee, we hit the trail on June...

A Year in the Life of a Glacier: A skier’s research...

By Elizabeth Kimberly Early May The birds chirp a dawn chorus and the winter rain has diminished. The disparity between the snowy alpine and the verdant...

15-mile Radius Project: Exploring every trail near home

By Hannah Singleton I sat on my living room couch listening to the steady drumming of rain on the roof. Over the last hour, the world...

Feast on Spring: A guide to eating seasonally

By Jacqueline Thompson As the cozy months of long nights, hearty meals and hot drinks come to an end, windows and doors fly open and...

Leave No Trace, updated for the digital era

By Jason D. Martin In 2014, a bandit was on the loose in our public lands. For 26 days, this bandit raced through seven national...