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Book reviews, summer 2012

Check out these fantastic books on kayaking, cycling and organic farming.

The importance of rest

By Luca Williams I grew up near the jungles of Panama, and one of my favorite memories is waking up before my family and listening to...

Fall Hikes

As the days become shorter and temperatures become cooler, biochemical processes begin to work their magic, transforming shades of green to a wide assortment of hues.

You Can Too: A plea for more female mountain guides

By Mallorie Estenson Last month I had the opportunity to guide a team of women on Mt. Baker. We were fast. We were strong. We...

Wilderness Cooking

Wilderness Cooking By Kosette Isakson Photo by Jason Hummel When I consider what has the biggest impact on travelers in the wilderness, it’s easy to think of...

Ode to Randy Hook: Remembering a Mt. Baker legend

  By Maya Hunger On January 1, the Mt. Baker Ski Area quietly greeted the new year. It was a calm and clear morning and the...

How to: Choosing footwear for climbing in the mountains

  By Jason D. Martin The Cascades are a wildly diverse mountain range. We have glaciers and snowfields, we have talus and boulders, we have water...

Build a toolkit for spring foraging

What you need when plants start growing Story and photos by Amy Gibson The darkness is lifting, living nature is rising to meet the sun and...

Off-season fitness

Off-season fitness, by Robin Robertson. It’s dark. It’s raining. It’s below 40° F. There are galeforce winds. Any one of those reasons makes it uninspiring to go out and ride your bike. Don’t despair...

Enliven your kayak photography

ENLIVEN YOUR KAYAK PHOTOGRAPHY Story and photos by Neil Schulman Learn helpful tips from a professional photographer. The days are long. The weather’s warm. Paddling beckons:...