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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...

Turns all year

I first became aware of “turns all year” about seven years ago as I was entering college in New England. Instead of studying, I spent time tracking the weather, looking for ski partners and planning fantasy trips to far-off places.

Coming home

Pro skiers don’t get health benefits or retirement packages. They get travel packages. It was always one of the opportunities of the job I desired the most – a cure for my wanderlust. Then I moved to Mt. Baker...

I have lucky

As part of our ongoing process of sharing valuable information on backcountry travel and practices, we have an extraordinary (and very lucky) story of one man’s overnight survival ordeal in the backcountry/wilderness near Mt. Baker Ski Area.

Face shots

Winding up Highway 542, the sun plays hide and seek through the clouds and mountain peaks surrounding us. With our dog in the back of the Subaru, skis and splitboard on top, and coffee in hand, we eagerly look forward to a day in the beautiful Mt. Baker backcountry.

Technical descent

We skied a few hundred feet one skier at a time — and we would all watch anxiously as the next skier negotiated the glacial cracks that divided the route...

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....

Do it ‘cause you love it!

Do it 'cause you love it! By Grady McCombs Despite Mt. Baker Ski Area’s reputation for deep snow and glorious powder days, Gwyn Howat, operations manager...