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New snowboard shop opens in Glacier

Jeff Lemen opened Mt. Baker Snowboards at 9946 Mt. Baker Highway in Glacier this winter. He’s fully stocked in snowboards, bindings, boots, outerwear and...

20 Years Later: Accident survivor thanks late ski patroller Randy Hook

  By Oliver Lazenby Longtime Mt. Baker Ski Area patroller Randy Hook undoubtedly altered many lives before he died of a heart attack on the slopes...

Sit bones stretches can prevent snowboard pain

By Luca Williams I fell in love one cold, Wisconsin winter day on my first snowboarding date with Justin Kyle Evans. Justin had me stand in...

Backcountry Bullfighting: Lessons from a fatal avalanche on Mt. Herman

By John Minier The rain began on Thursday, January 21. Over the next 48 hours, the Mt. Baker Heather Meadows weather station recorded 7 inches...

Take this job and shove it

I contemplate the sick day option One that I must use with caution What I really want to say is, “Please! Please won’t you let me ski the trees?”

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...

Wanna Party? A hut trip on British Columbia’s Bow-Yoho Traverse

Story and photos by Jason Griffith We’d been slogging for hours out of the Little Yoho Valley after finding the Stanley Mitchell Hut full. Darkness...

The zen of spinning both ways

By Luca Williams To be honest, I don’t get people’s love for spins, grabs and flips. But my kid does and I love my kid...

Mountain time with Adam Roberts, a photo essay

Adam Roberts is a well-traveled outdoorsman and skier who calls the Cascade corridor home. Story and photos by Corey Warren I’ve been friends with Adam Roberts since...

Rendezvous Huts: Postcard from the Methow

Story and photos by Benjamin Whitney The invitation read: Hey, guys, think fast! I booked two nights at the Rendezvous Huts in the Methow for...