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Go your own pace

Solo backpacking to Wing Lake and Black Peak Story and photos by Skye Schillhammer I spent most of my life hiking, backpacking and exploring the lakes...

Remembering to breathe

Exercises to enhance breathing while backpacking Story and photos by Luca Williams This season I thought about backpacking Copper Lake Loop off Hannegan Pass, but...

Three wildflower hikes in Canada’s North Cascades

By Stephen Hui The fact that hikers flock to wildflower meadows like kids to an ice-cream truck may seem strange to the uninitiated. However, once...

Family backpacking trip along Chelan Lakeshore Trail to remote town of...

Story and photos by Jason Griffith Trail stats Distance: 17 miles, one way Elevation gain: 4,000 feet Max elevation: 1,700 feet Best: Spring or fall, summers are quite hot The...

The Miracle Route: An off-trail circumnavigation of Mt. Baker

Story and photos by Krissy Moehl September 4, 2019 Janet starts to rock a bit and I let off the gas as the potholes deepen. Having...

Tracking moose in the Alaska Range

Ryan Duclos’s new photo book, “Unseen Alaska,” tells a story of a 14-day moose hunt in the wild Alaskan backcountry, from sweeping views of...

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...

Blue Steel: The birth of Transition Bikes’ new mega jump line...

    By Skye Schillhammer Photos by Oliver Parish Blue Steel started as a glimmer of an idea that seemed too far-fetched to even happen. But from the...

Finding the trail less traveled

By Hannah Singleton I was hiking in the hills outside Bellingham when I arrived at what I thought would be a trail junction. Instead, the...

Using nature to stay present in the time of Covid-19

By Lisa Pulsifer Many residents of the Pacific Northwest have regular access to nature and it’s become a widely acknowledged fact that time spent outdoors...