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The Art of Swiftwater Canyoneering

Story and photos by Jason D. Martin, executive director of the American Alpine Institute Ice-cold water slid down the rope and over my hands as...

Sentinels on the Peaks

Darrington residents restore fire lookout, now open for overnighters Story by Martha Rasmussen | Photos courtesy Friends of North Mountain The Great Fire of 1910 incinerated...

Getting off the Beach

First R2AK paddleboarder Karl Kruger to cross 1,900 miles of Northwest Passage By Ian Haupt Karl Kruger grew up in New York’s Adirondack Mountains, where he...

Washington Glacier Ski Project

By Jason Hummel Some 20,000 years ago, glaciers ruled the planet. As the world warmed, the Cascades we know and love today were revealed. Yet...

Bellingham’s growing mountain bike trail network

By Ian Haupt It’s overwhelming how many mountain bike trails there are in Bellingham. Galbraith Mountain, which for years has been touted as having over...

Gearing up for year-round paddleboarding

Story and photos by Tony Moceri I love being on the water. I always have. There is something special about the way the world moves...

Splitboard Guiding

Jere Burrell is riding the wave Story by Nick Belcaster Photos by Alex Rupp It’s breaking blue over the shark’s fin of Shuksan, a cloud ripper of...

In Reasonable Time

Outdoor Spaces and the Names We Give Them Story and photos by Jason D. Martin, executive director of the American Alpine Institute As a climbing...

Ski Alaska

Exploring the Great Land of the White Story by Eric Lucas It’s a long way down from the top of Alyeska Ski Resort. In fact, when...