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Northwest Tune-Up to celebrate Bellingham’s mountain bike, beer and music culture

Featuring musical guests Reggie Watts, Wolf Parade, PJ Morton, The Dip and more The Northwest Tune-Up announced its inaugural festival will be July 8-10, with...

Review: Mountaineering Books

Reviewed by Meg Olson Written in the Snows: Across Time on Skis in the Pacific Northwest Lowell Skoog Mountaineers Books As I was describing Lowell Skoog’s detail-rich chronicle...

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...

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....

Review: Orca

By Meg Olson Orca: Shared Waters, Shared Home Lynda V. Mapes Braided River, A Co-Publication with The Seattle Times Our bookstore hangs over the waters of Penn Cove...

Review: Cookbooks for the campsite coffee table

By Meg Olson It’s time to take our meals outside. Whether you’re pitching a tent, hitting the road, or setting out on the trail, good...

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...

Outdoor Halloween horror on the little screen

By Jason D. Martin As the Halloween holiday approaches, many of us start to think about horror movies. We kind of like to be scared....

Parting Shot: Cellist on the Pacific Crest Trail

“I was hiking the Pacific Crest Trail from Snoqualmie Pass to Stevens Pass solo. This fellow was on a summer break from school and...

The FNRad Snowboarding Podcast

By Oliver Lazenby The surest way to create something interesting is to follow what interests you. That’s Eric Traulsen’s formula for his passion project, the...