Hart Steens odyssey

A road trip to the Northwest’s ‘real West’ Story and photos by Eric Lucas I’m a middle-age white guy in a 1999 4Runner, V6, 206 cubic...

Sucia Island boat camping

Story and photos by Jason Griffith The sky seemed to have merged with the sea, except the stars below the horizon were like fireflies winking...

Among the birds



Finding the Lost Ledge: A miniguide

Guide and photos by Jason D. Martin, executive director of the American Alpine Institute Discovered and developed by a small cadre of Bellingham boulderers, the...

Skagit Headwaters

Pandemic pivot


Courtesy of the wings

Story by Elizabeth Kimberly Your vantage is different from the sky. With wings, you can kiss volcanic summits and lenticular clouds in a matter of...


Go your own pace

Solo backpacking to Wing Lake and Black Peak Story and photos by Skye Schillhammer I spent most of my life hiking, backpacking and exploring the lakes...


North Cascades Highway scheduled to close November 15 for winter

Every year State Route 20, North Cascades Highway, closes around mid-November for the winter. In a media release, Washington State Department of Transportation announced...

2021 NWAC benefit