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Photo courtesy Washington State Department of Transportation State Highway 20, which connects Whatcom and Skagit counties with Eastern Washington, is set to open tomorrow. Washington State Department …

American Camp officers quarters. National Park Service photo San Juan National Historic Park offers endangered species, rare ecosystems and peace commemoration By Eric Lucas I magine a park honoring …

Story and photos by Jason D. Martin, executive director of the American Alpine Institute I ce-cold water slid down the rope and over my hands as I grasped the rappel line. The thunder of the …

Darrington residents restore fire lookout, now open for overnighters Story by Martha Rasmussen | Photos courtesy Friends of North Mountain T he Great Fire of 1910 incinerated over 3 million acres of …

Above the valleys Mt. Rainier’s glaciers have retreated, but little else has changed. This is a view, early mountaineers would’ve been all too familiar with — a maritime cloud deck and clear …

The proposed community forest, from Potter Road, on the east side of Stewart Mountain. Ian Haupt photo Stewart Mountain Community Forest initiative to boost Nooksack streamflow By Liza Kimberly O n a …

Ski to Sea back after two years After a two-year hiatus, original multisport relay race Ski to Sea is back this year. The seven-sport event is scheduled for May 29 and, as of mid-March, 248 teams …

Kyle Smaine skiing at Mt. Baker Ski Area on a powder day. Grant Gunderson photo On Mt. Baker, Kael Martin tries to decide if he should watch the sunset or shred? The choice was obvious. Jason Hummel …

Mt. Daniel to Big Snow Traverse Story and photos by Jason Hummel Alex Kollar (1993-2021) Adventures are like bus stops on the way down memory lane. One stop in particular has become all too familiar. …

Chuck had never been up to Eldorado before and enjoyed the views. A winter ascent in North Cascades National Park Story and photos by Jason Griffith T he North Cascades are notoriously rugged. Even …

Photos courtesy Alyeska Resort Exploring the Great Land of the White Story by Eric Lucas I t’s a long way down from the top of Alyeska Ski Resort. In fact, when you reach the base, you swap out …

Story and photos by Tony Moceri T he Pacific Northwest is a camper's paradise giving those of us that like to leave our houses behind endless options to explore new locations and return to old …

Reviewed by Meg Olson Written in the Snows: Across Time on Skis in the Pacific Northwest Lowell Skoog Mountaineers Books As I was describing Lowell Skoog’s detail-rich chronicle “Written in the …

Washington State Parks will be increasing the price of its Sno-Park permits this year, which go on sale November 1. The seasonal permit fee is now $50, and the daily permit is $25. It’s the first …

Sophia Rouches biking the Cut Throat trail in Mazama, Washington during peak fall color. Grant Gunderson photo So talented, but so modest. Andy ‘Disco’ Jones doesn’t want/need any credit or …

Recreation Northwest executive director Todd Elsworth looks over Chuckanut Bay at Woodstock Farm. Events-based nonprofit shifts focus to outdoor recreation and nature education Story and photos by …

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 inches, 4WD, steel-belted Michelin truck tires. He’s a …

The Turn Point Light on Stuart Island. Story and photos by Jason Griffith T he sky seemed to have merged with the sea, except the stars below the horizon were like fireflies winking on and off, too …

Adult Female Bushtit leaving a nest. Early morning birding on Galbraith Mountain Story and photos by Ben Stalheim I hate my alarm. It’s set to my favorite song of all time, Rusted Root’s "Send Me …

A diver's paradise Story and photos by Pat Grubb In June, my daughter Alex called me up out of the blue from San Francisco and asked if I wanted to go on a dive trip to Roatan, an island off the …

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