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Wild and Scenic: The campaign to protect the Nooksack River

Story by Jacqueline Thompson | Photos by Brett Baunton Westbound water, trickling from icy blue glaciers and building into the mighty Nooksack River, flows in...

Wild summer plants to balance the state of the season

By Jacqueline Thompson The Cascades truly blossom into their namesake in summer, as water rushes from glaciated peaks to feed the land and wild plants....

Roadside guide to North Cascades National Park

North Cascades National Park stands out among national parks in the lower 48 for its remoteness and immense roadless expanse. While it lacks the...

Gear Guide

Helly Hansen Powderqueen 2.0 Jacket Waterproof,  windproof and breathable, this PrimaLoft insulated, longer cut woman’s jacket will keep you warm while its relaxed free ride fit...

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...

Crevasses and Angry Dogs: A bicycle-powered Mt. Baker ski descent

Story and photos by Peter Lillesve Dogs chased me down the dark highway – fast ones, loud ones, all unleashed and unfenced. Of the many...

Forget the surf, plan a hiking escape to Southern California

Story and photos by Craig Romano I have lived nearly my entire life in the Northeast and Northwest. I love green landscapes and mountainous regions dotted...

Kacie Cleveland on mental endurance, perspective and skating across America

By Oliver Lazenby Kacie Cleveland, owner of Kulshan CrossFit gym in Bellingham, holds the record for the fastest trip across America on inline skates. That’s...

Elizabeth Ahlem Clark: Exploring Washington’s trails by watercolor

By Ben Whitney Elizabeth Ahlem Clark didn’t have a grand plan when she visited Bellingham in 2016. But, like many Pacific Northwest transplants, she uncovered...

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...