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Moon Beams

Skiing under the light of a full moon Story and photos by Sam Lozier Last year’s ski season started with an unusually early storm. I’d been...

The Nerd, Ascendant: How Pokémon Go helped me gain friends,...

By Steve Guntli You see them everywhere: so-called “Pokémon Trainers,” wandering around the country, noses buried in their smartphones, desperately trying to catch that one...

Summer Night Skies

Crystal clear summer nights are perfect for watching meteor showers and stargazing. When and where to watch, and some apps to help.

Parting Shot: Cellist on the Pacific Crest Trail

“I was hiking the Pacific Crest Trail from Snoqualmie Pass to Stevens Pass solo. This fellow was on a summer break from school and...

Summer 2018 NCNP gallery

   

Farmers Markets

Find fresh, locally grown produce at these farmers markets in Washington and B.C.

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...

Strategic shoveling

By Jason Martin Avalanches are terrifying. Like many backcountry travelers, I’ve had a few close calls, but others have been through something far worse. They’ve been...

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...

Do it ‘cause you love it!

Do it 'cause you love it! By Grady McCombs Despite Mt. Baker Ski Area’s reputation for deep snow and glorious powder days, Gwyn Howat, operations manager...