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Postcard: Greetings from Walla Walla

By Brandon Fralic We are bumping along Jasper Mountain Road in the Blue Mountains east of Walla Walla when our guide, Mike, slows the vehicle...

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...

Well-Earned Beers: What is it about beer and outdoors culture?

  By Aubrey Laurence For many outdoor enthusiasts, it’s almost assumed that after a day of adventure, beers will be shared at a local brewpub. Look...

Car-free Ski to Sea with the Wetboyz

Story by Oliver Lazenby Photos by Steven Gadingan Monday, May 23, 2016 It’s 50 minutes into a planning meeting for car-free Ski to Sea and team Wetboyz...

More concrete on the way to Glacier’s skate park

By Oliver Lazenby Photos courtesy of Glacier Skate Association Glacier, Washington, is an exciting place in the winter. Snowboard legends pile into town with the snow...

Happy, Healthy Far-Out trails on BC’s Sunshine Coast hut system

Story and photos By Brandon Fralic Jesse shifts the Yukon into park and says, “Hold on, I think this might be the Hill of Death.”...

A Different Kind of Hardcore: A quest to ride every day...

  By Oliver Lazenby One day in 2013, a soaking wet Albert Arth stood on the shoulder of Highway 542 with his thumb out for three...

Getting Started With Spring Foraging

By Amy Gibson As winter winds down, green life emerges in the forest once again. You may notice foragers off-trail, filling baskets with robust leaves,...

All the trails: Riding all the mountain bike trails in Bellingham...

By Spencer Paxson On a dim and drizzly Sunday afternoon I lugged my bike up the steep hill to my house after a long ride....

20 Years Later: Accident survivor thanks late ski patroller Randy Hook

  By Oliver Lazenby Longtime Mt. Baker Ski Area patroller Randy Hook undoubtedly altered many lives before he died of a heart attack on the slopes...