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Mt. Baker Slush Cup: The pond skim emulated around the world

By Oliver Lazenby Historic photos courtesy of Marshall Lockman Deep, wet snow, steep terrain and pond skimming: A few years after the first ski lift came...

Solo Adventuring: Experience the joy of going it alone

By Jenny Schmidt A few years ago, faced with a complicated and emotional decision, I knew I needed some solo time. I loaded my bicycle on...

Women’s Work: Making a living on the mountain

By Katie Griffith As the snow melts on Mt. Baker, hikers, climbers and campers head to the hills. Roads clear of debris, trails dry and...

Survive your first Tofino surf trip

Photos and tips by Marcus Paladino Tofino-based photographer Marcus Paladino isn’t giving away his spots, but he has some helpful tips for a first trip...

Evil Bikes’ New Headquarters: A slice of MTB heaven

A Q&A with Kevin Walsh by Benjamin Whitney The red hot brand Evil Bikes is known for defying tradition when it comes to developing mountain...

Escape to the Southern Gulf Islands

Story and photos by Lisa Pulsifer Washington state residents know the San Juan Islands are a must-visit destination. They also know the San Juan island...

Three hikes in the Canadian North Cascades

Story and photos by Stephen Hui For Vancouverites, the Coast Mountains north of the city are celebrated for rugged trails and wild views. Perhaps lesser...

Summer 2019 photo gallery

News briefs and feedback, summer 2019

Newsroom Notes big and small from around the region Western Washington has a wolf pack Western Washington officially has a wolf pack for the first time in...

Ski to Sea is for lovers

Meet the married couples who met at Ski to Sea By Oliver Lazenby Since 1973, Ski to Sea has been introducing people to new things: new...