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New Bellingham guiding collective ready for upcoming season

By Ian Haupt Cascade Mountain Ascents (CMA) is a new-ish, worker-owned mountain guiding collective based in Bellingham. All previous workers of multiple guiding companies, Mike Elges,...

Black bear killed after attacking trail runner near north Lake Whatcom

A man jogging on a trail north of Lake Whatcom was attacked by a black bear August 3. According to a Washington Department of...

Two dead after rafting accident on Nooksack River

A commercially operated river raft carrying four customers and one guide flipped over in a rapid on the North Fork of the Nooksack River...

The Old Lady of Mount Baker

By Ian Haupt The Mount Baker Lodge opened to guests in 1927. Near the front entrance of the lodge was a fountain with spring water piped...

Family hikes in Canada’s North Cascades

By Stephen Hui Gorgeous scenery abounds in the North Cascades on both sides of the border. However, some epic trails may be a tad ambitious...

Mountain bike first aid with Backcountry Medical Guides

Story and photos by Nick Belcaster So who here is part of the busted collar bone club? Up go more hands than I expected. Certainly more...

Hiking in the Anthropocene

Tonasket to Snoqualmie Pass Story and photos by Kasey Bell After turning 59, I began thinking that I should celebrate turning 60 by spending 60 days...

Wednesday night magic

Whatcom World Cup race series Story and photos by Harrison Winkel I could feel the buzz of excitement spread through town as group texts lit up...

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...