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Meal Prep and Pocket Bacon: Eat well in the backcountry this...

By Mike McCartan The smoke near Winthrop was unbearable and the fire rained ash on our vehicles overnight; we swept it off the windshield just...

Unlock your skiing potential with these exercises

By Luca Williams All of us know at least one of those people who picked up skiing quickly, with ease and grace. Us mere mortals...

Crevasses and Angry Dogs: A bicycle-powered Mt. Baker ski descent

Story and photos by Peter Lillesve Dogs chased me down the dark highway – fast ones, loud ones, all unleashed and unfenced. Of the many...

Three easy fall hikes near Vancouver

Story and photos by Stephen Hui Many a hiker chooses to hang up their boots at summer’s end. However, committed trekkers know autumn hiking has...

A yoga pose for carrying loads

Chest opener for backpackers By Luca Williams As I plan my annual backpack trip, I think about what lured me to backpacking in the first place....

Ski to Sea competitors can now race multiple legs

A change to the historic race allows competitors to race in three legs. Teams can have between three and eight members. By Oliver Lazenby What’s the...

Fix pain from snowboarding with the tree pose

Snowboarding's asymmetry can extract a physical toll. If you let it. By Luca Williams My mother grew up in a small town in the mountainous region...

New trail running festival aspires to build community

Festival 542, coming to the end of the highway this fall, will allow runners to make connections and run from a mountain base camp. By...

Snowshoes and Brews: Destinations for winter trails and beer

By Brandon Fralic When the lowlands succumb to sogginess and the highlands are buried in snow, there’s one thing that gets me through Northwest winters:...

How to stimulate feet for better balance

Story and photo by Luca Williams So there I was – on the coast of Kenya hoeing corn and collecting coconuts. My friend’s great-grandmother, working...