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Skiing in the path of a proposed pipeline in B.C.

Reflecting on a recovering but endangered landscape while following grizzly tracks up a remote peak By Michelle Tanz My skis glided on the consolidated spring snowpack....

Winter 2016 photo gallery

                     

A Month on the Mountain: Mount Baker crew does Denali

Story and photos by Andy Basabe I laid my book on the downy red ripples of Jerry’s sleeping bag and rolled on top of him...

Review: Higher Love

By Meg Olson Higher Love Kit DesLauriers Mountaineers Books Kit DesLauriers has climbed the highest mountain on each of the world’s seven continents. Then skied from the summit....

Summits on the Air: Dispatches from a society of mountaintop radio...

By Nick Belcaster The first time I spoke to Tim Nair his voice came in over my handheld radio, hailing me through the static. “Summit...

Wanna Party? A hut trip on British Columbia’s Bow-Yoho Traverse

Story and photos by Jason Griffith We’d been slogging for hours out of the Little Yoho Valley after finding the Stanley Mitchell Hut full. Darkness...

Cirque of the Towers

Written as a beginner's guide to alpine climbing Story and photos by Jason Griffith When the summer of 2020 rolled around, let’s face it, we were...

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...

Following Footsteps: Climbing Rainier in gear from a famous 1963 expedition

By Andrew Waite About halfway across the Cowlitz Glacier, one of my crampons fell off for the first time. It loosened again on Cathedral Gap and...

Mountain Trivia: A great bouldering spot in the Chuckanuts, and what...

By Jason D. Martin This article marks the fourth time that the Mount Baker Experience has featured mountain trivia. We have run this as an...