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WCLS virtual events feature record-setting thru-hiker

Record-setting Pacific Crest Trail hiker Heather Anderson is giving a series of online talks and discussions for the Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) that’s already...

Guiding through a pandemic

Story and photos by Jason D. Martin American Alpine Institute executive director Though there had been news about Covid-19, most of us weren’t following it closely...

CULTURE

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Indoor Recommendations, Vol. 1

  It looks like we’re all going to be spending a lot of time inside, or at least close to home, for a while to...

Team Jake: One local team makes Ski to Sea a celebration...

By Oliver Lazenby Jake Merrill, 23, died in an avalanche on February 11, 2014, while guiding a hut skiing trip in the Eagle Cap Wilderness,...

SNOW

Still Sideways: Tandem Snowboarding the Banked Slalom

Devon Raney, a surfer, snowboarder, and homebuilder, had life pretty well figured out until he began losing his vision at age 33. In this...

Citizen scientists measuring snow in places scientists can’t

By Elizabeth Kimberly With the onset of spring in the Cascades, the mountain snowpack begins its annual phase change: dense snow becomes cold, flowing water...

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WCLS virtual events feature record-setting thru-hiker

Record-setting Pacific Crest Trail hiker Heather Anderson is giving a series of online talks and discussions for the Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) that’s already...

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WCLS virtual events feature record-setting thru-hiker

Record-setting Pacific Crest Trail hiker Heather Anderson is giving a series of online talks and discussions for the Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) that’s already...

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