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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...

How to bring ultra light thru hiking ideas to shorter trips

Story and photos by Nick Belcaster I first hiked the West Coast Trail on Vancouver Island in 2014, and it’s safe to say I packed just...

Summer 2018 NCNP gallery

   

Treelines Northwest: Local clothing brand supports trail work

Stories and photos by Brad Andrew Mountain bike trails don’t just fall from the sky and land in the forest for all to enjoy. Whether...

North Cascades National Park paddling guide

By Maya Hunger North Cascades National Park has everything an adventurer could dream of in the Pacific Northwest – remote wilderness full of old-growth trees,...

BelleWood Distilling

Story and photos by Pat Grubb Every school kid growing up knows the story of Johnny Appleseed and how he wandered around Ohio, Pennsylvania and...

A national park of roadless wilderness

“What wilderness we decide to save within the next critical decade or two of decision-making will be all we will ever have. Probably it...

A trick for better mountain bike cornering

By Luca Williams When my second son was born, we immediately noticed that his back and head were turned slightly left. As he grew, his...

Mountain Technology: A guide’s take on what to use

By Jason D. Martin Historically, in order to escape from daily life and technology, one could go to the mountains. Now, with technology all around...

Dream job: Local authors pair beer and hiking trails

By Oliver Lazenby Five years ago, Brandon Fralic and Rachel Wood noticed a lack of travel guides that combined their favorite things – hiking trails...