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Eagle Watch

 Eagle Watch By Kara Furr Photo by Gene Davis Hundreds of eagles from Alaska and northern Canada migrate to the Skagit River each winter to prey on...

Day of Raptors

Cascade foothills offers premier hawk watching By Sue Madsen Photos by Joe Meche I get out of the truck in the slanting light of the late winter...

Watchful Eyes

Border Patrol in the backcountry By Pamela Beason Photo courtesy of Customs and Border Protection A year ago, as I was eating lunch with about 25 other...

Feet First

 Feet First Snow-free winter hikes Story and photos by Aubrey Laurence Many day hikers are leery of snow-covered trails, and come winter they put their passion into...

Winter Gear Guide

BE LOCAL, BUY LOCAL. We’ve listed the manufacturer’s websites for more information, but we encourage you to support your local retailers. These winter items can be found at...

Staying Dry

Precipitation, wind and cold are your external threats and sweat is your enemy from within. Having the right clothing can make the difference between comfort and catastrophe...

Flying High

What’s on your bucket list? North Cascades Heli-Skiing should be. By Pat Grubb  Photo by Grant Gunderson Up north in the middle of Washington in the Methow...

SOS

  Program gets kids on the mountain Story and photo by Patrick Kennedy Snowboard Outreach Society (SOS) began in 1993 in Colorado and is now active in more than...

Mt. Baker High

One week at Baker equals a season anywhere elseStory and photo by Molly BakerNorway. Chile. British Columbia. Argentina. Utah. Colorado. Montana. Wyoming. California. Idaho....

Mountain Man Duncan Howat

A conversation with Duncan Howat, Mt. Baker Ski Area general managerBy Pat Grubb  Photos by Grant Gunderson and Patrick GrubbIf you spend any time at...