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The Trailblazing Packable Tool

Locally made Trail Boss sells worldwide By Oliver Lazenby In February 2017, Bellingham resident Bill Hasenjaeger attended an outdoor expo where he walked into a talk...

Chill Out in Chilliwack – A weekend guide

  Story and photos By Brandon Fralic Not every outdoor adventure needs to be hardcore. This spring, between backcountry skiing in winter and summer’s high alpine...

The zen of spinning both ways

By Luca Williams To be honest, I don’t get people’s love for spins, grabs and flips. But my kid does and I love my kid...

New owner, same heritage at the snowboard shop that grew with the Northwest

  Update (January 8, 2018): Jeff Lemen is no longer affiliated with the Mt. Baker Snowboard Shop. Marcella and Bobbie Dobis own the Mt. Baker Snowboard...

Strength training and stretching for carrying loads

Story by Luca Williams Photos by Brandon Breitenstein Years ago I traveled to Kenya for a work-study program. The opportunity to live among a “primitive” culture changed...

Recon Racks: a local fabricator’s quest to build a better bike...

Story by Oliver Lazenby Bike rack anxiety goes like this: you’re bouncing up a dirt road to the trailhead. A rack full of bikes is...

Welcome Grocery is the newest landmark on 542

Story and photos by Oliver Lazenby When Chuck Patterson decided to open a grocery store, he first needed to do some research. He drove south...

All things bicycle on display at the Seattle Bike Show

Thousands of local bicycle enthusiasts and industry folks flocked to the Seattle Bike Show like spokes to a hub last weekend.  The annual event at...

Highway 542 to be redirected after Nooksack erodes nearby bank

Highway 542 will be realigned after the Nooksack River eroded the bank near Glacier, WA and Mt. Baker.

Green Stop

Green Stop opens in Maple Falls On the long drive down the Mt. Baker Highway, there are many worthy stops along the way. If you’re coming...