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Review: Higher Love

By Meg Olson Higher Love Kit DesLauriers Mountaineers Books Kit DesLauriers has climbed the highest mountain on each of the world’s seven continents. Then skied from the summit....

Review: Orca

By Meg Olson Orca: Shared Waters, Shared Home Lynda V. Mapes Braided River, A Co-Publication with The Seattle Times Our bookstore hangs over the waters of Penn Cove...

Review: Cookbooks for the campsite coffee table

By Meg Olson It’s time to take our meals outside. Whether you’re pitching a tent, hitting the road, or setting out on the trail, good...

Who tames the Khumbu Icefall, and other mountain trivia

This is the third installment of Mount Baker Experience Mountain Trivia. Find the answers at the bottom of this page. By Jason D. Martin 1 The...

Weekend Warrior(ing): Finding balance and crossing the line

Story and photo by David Gladish We left Seattle after work at 5 p.m. on a Friday in February, eager to find ice that was...

Mental prep for your big race

By Sneha Patel, doctor of osteopathic medicine PeaceHealth is the title sponsor of the Bellingham Bay Marathon, which takes place on September 29, so we’re focusing our...

Unwind the effects of hiking with a heavy pack

By Luca Williams In the time I’ve known my husband, he’s only ever gone backpacking, reluctantly, with our oldest son or myself. When I...

Women’s Work: Making a living on the mountain

By Katie Griffith As the snow melts on Mt. Baker, hikers, climbers and campers head to the hills. Roads clear of debris, trails dry and...

Feast on Spring: A guide to eating seasonally

By Jacqueline Thompson As the cozy months of long nights, hearty meals and hot drinks come to an end, windows and doors fly open and...

Sit bones stretches can prevent snowboard pain

By Luca Williams I fell in love one cold, Wisconsin winter day on my first snowboarding date with Justin Kyle Evans. Justin had me stand in...