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Inside Arc’teryx: New avalanche air bag

Story and photos by Oliver Lazenby On the second floor of the Arc’teryx design facility in North Vancouver, the first thing a visitor sees after...

Good stuff guide

By Pat Grubb Lifaloft Insulated Flannel Shirt Jacket The classic flannel shirt, only better. Lightweight Lifaloft keeps you warmer longer. $160. Hellyhansen.com   Grayl geopress purifiet Fill, press, drink....

Recon Racks: a local fabricator’s quest to build a better bike...

Story by Oliver Lazenby Bike rack anxiety goes like this: you’re bouncing up a dirt road to the trailhead. A rack full of bikes is...

A DIY adventure

A DIY adventure Building your own paddleboard By Pat Grubb A year or so ago, I made a big mistake. I picked up a copy of Wooden...

Crud and mud

Your bike may speak a language all its own. Whether you are riding mountain bike trails, commuting to work or cruising city paths on the weekend, things can go wrong at any moment. If you take preventative measures to extend the life and enhance the performance of your bike, you will keep on pedaling for years to come...

Fall 2013 Gear Guide

Fantastic fall gear from Therm-a-Rest, K2, Dynafit and Helly Hansen.

Hot winter gear for 2016

By Marty Grabijas If you attend enough trade shows it starts to look like “same stuff, different year.” Undoubtedly, the essence of why we play...

The endangered telemark skier: the last of the breed pushes on in pursuit...

By Oliver Lazenby During telemark skiing’s last growth spurt in the 1990s, many picked it up to ski the backcountry; telemark bindings were the most...

Fall 2014 Gear Guide

Gear up for fall adventures.

The Trailblazing Packable Tool

Locally made Trail Boss sells worldwide By Oliver Lazenby In February 2017, Bellingham resident Bill Hasenjaeger attended an outdoor expo where he walked into a talk...