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Wild and Scenic: The campaign to protect the Nooksack River

Story by Jacqueline Thompson | Photos by Brett Baunton Westbound water, trickling from icy blue glaciers and building into the mighty Nooksack River, flows in...

Summer 2019 photo gallery

A Month on the Mountain: Mount Baker crew does Denali

Story and photos by Andy Basabe I laid my book on the downy red ripples of Jerry’s sleeping bag and rolled on top of him...

Book excerpt: My Old Man and the Mountain

  Book excerpt by Leif Whittaker Jim Whittaker, the first American to stand on the world’s highest summit, has said he never encouraged or discouraged his...

Bay to Baker run

Friend Brent Molsberry dropped us off at Cornwall Beach after a boat ride across the bay to get a good look at Mt. Baker in the distance. A few miles into the run, Beat commented we had started below sea level.

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...

Mountain Trivia: Think you know the Cascades?

Politicians on first ascents, highest peaks, glaciology and an accidental bowel movement By Jason D. Martin Our last installment of mountain trivia was popular so we’re...

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. .
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Indoor Recommendations, Vol. 1

  It looks like we’re all going to be spending a lot of time inside, or at least close to home, for a while to...