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Nick Ennen: “A laugh-inducing, board-destroying machine”

Nick Ennen: "A laugh-inducing, board-destroying machine" By Tara Nelson “With sports, there will always be progression. For wakeboarding the winch has allowed us to go...

Remembering Liz Daley

Every person who ever shared a chairlift, a slope or a rope with Liz is better for having known her.

American Alpine Institute founder Dunham Gooding

The American Alpine Institute (AAI) has grown from its beginnings in 1975 as a small outfit offering guided mountaineering trips and climbing instruction to an operation with worldwide reach. Where in the world do you want to climb? AAI can take you there...

Locally owned, globally known

Locally owned, globally known, by Ian Ferguson. The owners and employees of Transition, a Ferndale-based mountain bike company, are a funny bunch. Call their headquarters and the guy on the voicemail will walk you through the menu in a Hank Hill Texas drawl. Check the...

CX Pro Courtenay McFadden

Since turning pro two years ago, Northwest Washington native Courtenay McFadden has rapidly gained elite status in the cyclocross world, with consistent top-10 finishes in national races.

Mt. Baker Mountain Guides

Mt. Baker Mountain Guides New guide service launches in Bellingham Story by Brandy Kiger Originally from Alaska, and a veteran on Colorado slopes, John Minier knows...

The backcountry photographer

The backcountry photographer An interview with Jason Hummel By Ian Ferguson Jason Hummel’s photographs have appeared on magazine covers around the world, including the magazine you’re holding...

Getting stoked with Grant Gunderson

Grant Gunderson, a Bellingham-based ski photographer, has been published in every major ski publication worldwide, including Ski, Skiing, Powder, Outside and many foreign titles....

Heli rescue

Heli rescue Saving the last resort By Jason D. Martin It’s something that we don’t want to think about. Someone slips and falls. Someone disappears in the...

The War Against Nature Deficit Disorder

The War Against Nature Deficit Disorder Mt. Baker Ski Area co-owner Gwyn Howat Interviewed by Tara Nelson Gwyn Howat said the newest thing at Mt. Baker isn’t...