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Winter 2019 photo gallery

MSR Evo snowshoe review

Dependable snowshoes are an easy way to get outside this winter By Chris Gerston, owner of backcountry essentials Keeping active in the winter can be difficult...

Gear Guide

Helly Hansen Powderqueen 2.0 Jacket Waterproof,  windproof and breathable, this PrimaLoft insulated, longer cut woman’s jacket will keep you warm while its relaxed free ride fit...

Rob Kingwill on filming LBS with Warren Miller

Rob Kingwill has a roughly decade-long history of appearing in Warren Miller films and racing the Mt. Baker Ski Area's Legendary Banked Slalom. Last...

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...

Three easy fall hikes near Vancouver

Story and photos by Stephen Hui Many a hiker chooses to hang up their boots at summer’s end. However, committed trekkers know autumn hiking has...

Vendovi Island: Silence and solitude off the beaten path in the...

Story and photos by Jefferson Morriss As most people know, the San Juan Islands are a breathtaking island getaway. What most people don't know, however,...

Paradise Preserved: Easement secures permanent access to Galbraith Mountain

By Oliver Lazenby I. Evolution In the past 30 years, Galbraith Mountain has gone from a little-used patch of forest where dirt bikers twisted throttles through...

New trails at Lake Whatcom and plans for many more

  Story and photos by Oliver Lazenby With the second summer of construction on Lake Whatcom trails nearly done, bikers and hikers will soon be able...

Bag It Up: Help keep the backcountry permit-free with responsible poop...

By Jason D. Martin Poop. Yep. That’s right. Poop. That’s what all the cool kids are talking about these days. Or perhaps, more specifically, the cool...