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By Pat Grubb Lifaloft Insulated Flannel Shirt Jacket The classic flannel shirt, only better. Lightweight Lifaloft keeps you warmer longer. $160. Hellyhansen.com   Grayl geopress purifiet Fill, press, drink....

A different kind of adventure at Cultus Lake Adventure Park

A family theme park might not jump to mind when you think of adventure, but Cultus Lake Adventure Park makes a strong case. It...

Women’s Work: Making a living on the mountain

By Katie Griffith As the snow melts on Mt. Baker, hikers, climbers and campers head to the hills. Roads clear of debris, trails dry and...

Evil Bikes’ New Headquarters: A slice of MTB heaven

A Q&A with Kevin Walsh by Benjamin Whitney The red hot brand Evil Bikes is known for defying tradition when it comes to developing mountain...

Mt. Baker Delivery can save your weekend

While Glacier has bars, restaurants, coffee shops and convenience stores, some things aren’t available without a two-hour round trip to Bellingham. To save visitors...

Vamos Outdoors Project: A creative approach to immersive language learning

By Benjamin Whitney When the nonprofit Whatcom Day Academy closed its doors in 2015, Andy Basabe, a language and environmental education teacher at the school,...

Gear Guide

Helly Hansen Powderqueen 2.0 Jacket Waterproof,  windproof and breathable, this PrimaLoft insulated, longer cut woman’s jacket will keep you warm while its relaxed free ride fit...

Treelines Northwest: Local clothing brand supports trail work

Stories and photos by Brad Andrew Mountain bike trails don’t just fall from the sky and land in the forest for all to enjoy. Whether...

BelleWood Distilling

Story and photos by Pat Grubb Every school kid growing up knows the story of Johnny Appleseed and how he wandered around Ohio, Pennsylvania and...

Homemade Powsurfing: Equal parts exhilaration and terror

By Nick Belcaster Stepping on the board for the first time felt uncertain and foreign. With little sidecut, let alone edges, and foam deck padding...