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Feet First

 Feet First Snow-free winter hikes Story and photos by Aubrey Laurence Many day hikers are leery of snow-covered trails, and come winter they put their passion into...

Code Blue – When things go wrong on the mountain

Mountains beg to be climbed. Their tall, unwavering peaks inspire dreams of conquering towering heights and call with siren-like attraction, daring men and women to risk...

Staying Dry

Precipitation, wind and cold are your external threats and sweat is your enemy from within. Having the right clothing can make the difference between comfort and catastrophe...

Blue T Lodge Open

The Blue T Lodge, the new lodge behind Chair 9 Woodstone Pizza and Bar, is open, just in time for the 2012-13 ski season.The...

Mt. Baker High

One week at Baker equals a season anywhere elseStory and photo by Molly BakerNorway. Chile. British Columbia. Argentina. Utah. Colorado. Montana. Wyoming. California. Idaho....

Eagle Watch

 Eagle Watch By Kara Furr Photo by Gene Davis Hundreds of eagles from Alaska and northern Canada migrate to the Skagit River each winter to prey on...

Shredding Ready

    Getting prepared for backcountry skiing By Sam Lozier  Photo by Patrick Kennedy You’ve seen tracks out on Shuksan Arm or read about backcountry skiing in magazines. The...

SOS

  Program gets kids on the mountain Story and photo by Patrick Kennedy Snowboard Outreach Society (SOS) began in 1993 in Colorado and is now active in more than...

Great Reads

BUY LOCAL. Support your local bookseller.   Mountain Travel & Rescue by National Ski Patrol Written by experts, this manual is designed to help snowsport enthusiasts succeed in...

Where To Stay & Eat

Where to Stay BELLINGHAMBest Western Plus Lakeway Inn 714 Lakeway Drive 360/671-1011 thelakewayinn.com Bellingham’s premier full-service hotel with 132 spacious guest rooms and suites, two restaurants, lobby café, indoor pool...