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Herbal and healing tea from foraged plants

By Amy Gibson For many, summer is a time to relax, slow down, and enjoy the warm season of our lives. One way I’ve found...

Survive your first Tofino surf trip

Photos and tips by Marcus Paladino Tofino-based photographer Marcus Paladino isn’t giving away his spots, but he has some helpful tips for a first trip...

Run for the hills

Guided trail running in the North Cascades By Ian Ferguson For many runners, the act of running is its own reward. It’s a high-output activity that...

Flying High

What’s on your bucket list? North Cascades Heli-Skiing should be. By Pat Grubb  Photo by Grant Gunderson Up north in the middle of Washington in the Methow...

Building trails

Trailbuilding is a long, arduous process. Weeks turn into months, months turn into years, sometimes spent in one section of the woods. The first step is scoping out possible locations for the trail...

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...

Brushes and Trails: Bellingham artist finds inspiration on foot

  Story and photo By Stefanie Donahue It takes more than a set of oil paints and the right brush for Pacific Northwest painter Kristen Ingman...

Training for Snow

These five exercises will help you prepare for winter sports and prevent injuries.

Three easy fall hikes near Vancouver

Story and photos by Stephen Hui Many a hiker chooses to hang up their boots at summer’s end. However, committed trekkers know autumn hiking has...

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...