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A day of salmon, beer and Blanchard Mountain love

Story by Andy Basabe “D’ya remember when…?” That’s the silly question that delineates generational differences in communities. “D’ya remember when Mt. Baker Ski Area built jumps...

Connect with the Galaxy: A case for turning out the lights

Story by Oliver Lazenby In 1994 when the Northridge earthquake knocked out power across Los Angeles, astronomers at Griffith Observatory, just north of Hollywood, fielded...

North Cascades Institute celebrates 30 years

By Oliver Lazenby Thirty years ago, two climbing buddies who were worried about the future of a place they loved dreamed up a way to...

Day of support for Blanchard Mountain April 17

This hits close to home. Hundreds of acres of Blanchard Mountain - home to Oyster Dome - could be logged next summer unless state...

All things bicycle on display at the Seattle Bike Show

Thousands of local bicycle enthusiasts and industry folks flocked to the Seattle Bike Show like spokes to a hub last weekend.  The annual event at...

Almost Famous: Maria Debari and friends ride 24 volcanoes in 45...

By Ian Ferguson Photos by Freya Fennwood At the Dutchman Flat Sno-Park in Oregon last April, Maria Debari, Kaitlyn Farrington and Freya Fenwood struck up a...

Introducing Skevik Skis

Introducing Skevik Skis Skevik Skis in Vernon, BC has been making insanely nice skis since 2008, when brothers Glenn and Gregg Anderson launched their company...

#Find_Away: Episode 2 – Japan By Van

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Heliotrope Ridge

Heliotrope ridge is known locally as a mecca of early season backcountry skiing, because high-elevation slopes are easily accessible from the car. That is,...