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Talk Back

The communication rule to live by TALK BACKThe communication rule to live by Story by Molly Baker  Photo by Jefferson Morriss Many people have theories about what makes...

Snow Missiles

When a shortcut turned dangerous By Erik Burge Photo by Jay GoodrichThree of us decided to take a shortcut traverse across an exceedingly steep pocket meadow...

Snow Blind

A series of mistakes led to a near-fatal disaster. Story by Patrick Kennedy Photos by Patrick Kennedy and AAI Photo Collection Five days of cool nights and...

Code Blue – When things go wrong on the mountain

Mountains beg to be climbed. Their tall, unwavering peaks inspire dreams of conquering towering heights and call with siren-like attraction, daring men and women to risk...

Moon Beams

Skiing under the light of a full moon Story and photos by Sam Lozier Last year’s ski season started with an unusually early storm. I’d been...

The Other Whistler

Exploring the little-known mountain bike trails Story and photos by Ryan Hasert Chances are if you’re a mountain biker, you know the Whistler Bike Park, located...

Polar Plunge

Polar plunge Snow snorkeling in Alpine Lakes By Patrick Kennedy Backpacking used to be something I looked forward to every spring, but that was life on the...

Easy Summits in the North Cascades

By Aubrey Laurence. Reaching the top doesn’t have to mean weeks of preparation – these peaks offer huge rewards for minimal investment.

Divine Divergence

Hiking the Nooksack Cirque and Yellow Aster Butte trails Story and Photos By Ryan Hasert   The book drops with a familiar thud and joins the many...

Mountain Runners

Mountain Runners By Jeremy Schwartz Like the original Mt. Baker Marathon runners they’re seeking to portray, the crew behind the docudrama “The Mountain Runners” has had...