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Q&A: Photographer Marcus Paladino on surfing in Tofino, adopting a ...

By Ian Haupt | Photos by Marcus Paladino Tofino-based surf photographer Marcus Paladino has shot for surf magazines in Hawaii, Australia and on both coasts...

Peace and its forms

San Juan National Historic Park offers endangered species, rare ecosystems and peace commemoration By Eric Lucas Imagine a park honoring peace. Not just peace — the absence...

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...

A Watershed Approach

Stewart Mountain Community Forest initiative to boost Nooksack streamflow By Liza Kimberly On a hazy August day last summer, my field assistants and I meandered our...

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...

Calf stretches for snowboarders

Story and photos by Luca Williams It was in the middle of the snowboarding season when my calves, especially my back leg, decided to become...