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Mountain Trivia: A great bouldering spot in the Chuckanuts, and what...

By Jason D. Martin This article marks the fourth time that the Mount Baker Experience has featured mountain trivia. We have run this as an...

Romancing the Seas

By Woody Moses Martine was dead serious. “No romance with clients during a trip. Ever.” Tall and muscular with wild blonde hair and piercing blue eyes,...

Cirque of the Towers

Written as a beginner's guide to alpine climbing Story and photos by Jason Griffith When the summer of 2020 rolled around, let’s face it, we were...

Family backpacking trip along Chelan Lakeshore Trail to remote town of...

Story and photos by Jason Griffith Trail stats Distance: 17 miles, one way Elevation gain: 4,000 feet Max elevation: 1,700 feet Best: Spring or fall, summers are quite hot The...

65 and climbing: A Mt. Baker summit

Story and photos by Skye Schillhammer For most people, pushing the last thousand feet up the Roman Wall to the summit of Mt. Baker is...

Forest schools fill the gaps for families during pandemic

Story by Katie Griffith Photos by Kat Schaumberg Head into Fairhaven’s Hundred Acre Wood Park on a Wednesday around noon, and you might just stumble across...

Hiking, biking, running and paddling at B.C.’s Lake of 1,000 Colors

Story and photos by Craig Romano I’m not sure if it’s the ample sunshine, pine-scented golden hills adorned in wildflowers, wide-open spaces, or the immense...

Fall/early winter 2021 gallery

Carl Simpson climbs through thick fog in the skeleton of a burned forest. Crystal Mountain backcountry, Washington. Jason Hummel photo. .

WCLS virtual events feature record-setting thru-hiker

Record-setting Pacific Crest Trail hiker Heather Anderson is giving a series of online talks and discussions for the Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) that’s already...

Guiding through a pandemic

Story and photos by Jason D. Martin American Alpine Institute executive director Though there had been news about Covid-19, most of us weren’t following it closely...