MBE Spring 2020

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Race to Alaska: Port Townsend to Ketchikan by sea, sans motor

Story by Patrick Grubb What kind of boat race makes you leave your engine back home, is tougher than the Iditarod and warns you about...

Photographers sharing the stoke

"It's my dad to whom I owe my passion for the outdoors, the privilege of learning to ski at a young age, and really...

Newsroom, Spring 2020

  World paddling film festival The Paddling Film Festival World Tour is coming to Bellingham for the second year in a row, bringing about...

Twig Earthgoods: Glacier duo brings personality to useful art

By Hannah Singleton On a snowy weekday evening in a basement art studio in Glacier, Washington, Jordan Yates turned a bowl on a lathe while...

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...

Vision exercises for snowboarders and skiers

The real voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. – Marcel Proust By Luca Williams From the moment we wake...

Spring 2020 photo gallery

Whatcom Water Trail: new map highlights local water access

By Todd Elsworth, Recreation Northwest director The Port of Bellingham is releasing a promotional map to water access points along Whatcom County’s marine shoreline and...

Paddling the San Juans

By Eric Lucas At first glance the eagle nearby looks like it is perched on the water. It’s an illusion, of course – eagles don’t perch...

Citizen scientists measuring snow in places scientists can’t

By Elizabeth Kimberly With the onset of spring in the Cascades, the mountain snowpack begins its annual phase change: dense snow becomes cold, flowing water...