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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...

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...

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...

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...

Weekend Warrior(ing): Finding balance and crossing the line

Story and photo by David Gladish We left Seattle after work at 5 p.m. on a Friday in February, eager to find ice that was...

Legendary Banked Slalom 2020 gallery

Photos by Oliver Lazenby and Louise Mugar The Legendary Banked Slalom course was slightly shorter than last year, but prime conditions made it at least...

B.C. prohibits logging, but not mining, in Skagit River headwaters

By Oliver Lazenby More than a year after clearcut logging in a remote area outside E.C. Manning Provincial Park in B.C. drew attention from leaders...

Q&A: Grant Gunderson on his photography career, safety in the backcountry,...

For more than 15 years, Bellingham-based photographer Grant Gunderson has shot for ski publications around the world and exposed skiers to destinations ranging from...

Close Call in the Canadian Rockies

The Stanley Mitchell Hut is the gem of the Alpine Club of Canada’s hut system. But dangers lurk in a complicated and unfamiliar snowpack. Story...

Avalanche Skills Guide: Identifying the mental traps that lead to most...

Story by Jason D. Martin You’ve skied this slope a hundred times and nothing’s ever happened before. The line isn’t what you thought, but,...