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Japan: the cure for powder panic

In Japan, there's no need to rush to the slopes and throw elbows to get the goods. Baker locals Grant Gunderson, Adam Ü and Rene Crawshaw show us how it's done.

A Northwest Touch: Local trail builders on a digging holiday at...

Story and photos by Brad Andrew The mountain bike trail builder is a unique breed. The trail builder leads a life of labor that garners...

The FNRad Snowboarding Podcast

By Oliver Lazenby The surest way to create something interesting is to follow what interests you. That’s Eric Traulsen’s formula for his passion project, the...

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...

A day of salmon, beer and Blanchard Mountain love

Story by Andy Basabe “D’ya remember when…?” That’s the silly question that delineates generational differences in communities. “D’ya remember when Mt. Baker Ski Area built jumps...

Legends of the Turn: 31st Legendary Banked Slalom 2017

Photos and words by Beau Gaughran Last weekend, some of the best snowboarders in the world migrated to the Mt. Baker Ski Area to compete...

Mobbing in the Chuckanuts

Bellingham is known for its mountain biking and its races, but until very recently the town wasn’t known for its mountain bike races. Following the success of the Chuckanut Enduro race in October, that’s probably about to change.

Eight thousand acres of potential

Eight-thousand acres of potential The seventh-largest locally-managed park in the country just came into being in Bellingham's backyard. By Ian Ferguson Photos courtesy of Cascade Mountain Runners The...

A look at Transition Bikes’ new Bellingham showroom

By Anne Cleary This summer Transition Bikes opened a new showroom after moving its headquarters from Ferndale to Carolina Street in Bellingham last year. The...