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Fall 2018 photo gallery

 

Separated on the Glacier: Reflecting on a mountain mishap

A few turns off the summit, the author stopped to wait for his partner. The pair never found out what went wrong. By Ben Whitney A knot...

What Would Fred Beckey Do: Inspiration from the late legend

By Mallorie Estenson “I think I want to get, ‘What would Fred Beckey do?’ tattooed on my arm,” I told my climbing partner lightheartedly. Carey and I...

The first Mt. Baker Ultra Marathon: Concrete to Mt. Baker and...

By Oliver Lazenby In 1938, the town of Concrete in the North Cascades foothills went dark and lost power just as aliens invaded in Orson...

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...

Spring 2017 photo gallery

 

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...

Winter 2017 photo gallery

                   

Summer 2016 in the life of a glacier

  Story and photos By Oliver Lazenby Investigate the terminus of the Easton Glacier on the south side of Mt. Baker and you might notice a...

Cragging Etiquette: Ethics for a sport under a microscope

By Jason Martin In the old days, most people learned to climb from a mentor who showed them the ropes, literally. These mentors would also...