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Galbraith parking lot project gets funding

Safe public parking available spring 2022 by Ian Haupt In October, Recreation Northwest executive director Todd Elsworth presented the Whatcom Mountain Bike Coalition (WMBC) with a...

Truck Camping (in the Snow)

Story and photos by Tony Moceri The Pacific Northwest is a camper's paradise giving those of us that like to leave our houses behind endless...

Review: Mountaineering Books

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...

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

B.C. and Washington governments, tribes, businesses continue to oppose mining in headwaters of Skagit River Story by Ian Haupt Photos courtesy of the Wilderness Committee Those in...

Pandemic pivot

Events-based nonprofit shifts focus to outdoor recreation and nature education Story and photos by Ian Haupt If you sign up for one of Recreation Northwest’s Nature...

Q&A: Commissioner of public lands Hilary Franz on Washington’s wildfires, new...

As commissioner of public lands, Hilary Franz oversees the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Franz developed a wildfire and forest health funding...

Firecraft Northwest

A one-person outdoor education program Story by Ian Haupt Rubbing two sticks together. Put so simply, it sounds trivial. Yet it was necessary for all that’s...