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Fall 2016 photo gallery

 

Cragging Etiquette: Ethics for a sport under a microscope

By Jason Martin In the old days, most people learned to climb from a mentor who showed them the ropes, literally. These mentors would also...

DIY freezer bag backpacking meals

Story and photo by Kara Furr Freezer bag cooking is nothing new for experienced backpackers looking to keep a pack light, but it’s useful for...

The Nerd, Ascendant: How Pokémon Go helped me gain friends,...

By Steve Guntli You see them everywhere: so-called “Pokémon Trainers,” wandering around the country, noses buried in their smartphones, desperately trying to catch that one...

Catching up Krissy Moehl, top ultra runner and Northwest native

By Oliver Lazenby When Krissy Moehl quit her day job seven years ago for ultra running, it allowed her the time to pursue any opportunities...

Postcards: Greetings from Abernathy Peak

Editor's note: This is the first in a series of postcards from lesser-known locations in Cascadia and beyond. By Aubrey Laurence Deep in the North Cascades,...

B.C. hikes, brews and gondola views

Story and photos by Brandon Fralic British Columbia provides everything you need for “mountainbeering” adventures: challenging hiking trails with big rewards, beers at cozy mountaintop...

Strength training and stretching for carrying loads

Story by Luca Williams Photos by Brandon Breitenstein Years ago I traveled to Kenya for a work-study program. The opportunity to live among a “primitive” culture changed...

Orcas Island is an off-season paradise for mountain bikers

Story by Jann Eberharter Photos by Anne Cleary When the Civilian Conservation Corps put in a road to the top of Mt. Constitution in the 1930s,...

Everesting: Why I climbed 29,029 feet in one sadistic bike ride

By Spencer Paxson One morning in late July I set out on a mountain bike ride to Chuckanut Mountain, pedaling up its western flank along...