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Race to Alaska: Port Townsend to Ketchikan by sea, sans motor

Story by Patrick Grubb What kind of boat race makes you leave your engine back home, is tougher than the Iditarod and warns you about...

Paddling the San Juans

By Eric Lucas At first glance the eagle nearby looks like it is perched on the water. It’s an illusion, of course – eagles don’t perch...

Photographers sharing the stoke

"It's my dad to whom I owe my passion for the outdoors, the privilege of learning to ski at a young age, and really...

Spring 2020 photo gallery

Bhutan: The land of the dragon

Story and photos by Patrick Grubb For those travelers seeking an off-the-track experience, Bhutan is the place to go. A land-locked country of less than...

Twig Earthgoods: Glacier duo brings personality to useful art

By Hannah Singleton On a snowy weekday evening in a basement art studio in Glacier, Washington, Jordan Yates turned a bowl on a lathe while...

Vision exercises for snowboarders and skiers

The real voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. – Marcel Proust By Luca Williams From the moment we wake...

Who tames the Khumbu Icefall, and other mountain trivia

This is the third installment of Mount Baker Experience Mountain Trivia. Find the answers at the bottom of this page. By Jason D. Martin 1 The...

Newsroom, Spring 2020

  World paddling film festival The Paddling Film Festival World Tour is coming to Bellingham for the second year in a row, bringing about...

Weekend Warrior(ing): Finding balance and crossing the line

Story and photo by David Gladish We left Seattle after work at 5 p.m. on a Friday in February, eager to find ice that was...