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Fall 2018 photo gallery

 

Car-free Ski to Sea with the Wetboyz

Story by Oliver Lazenby Photos by Steven Gadingan Monday, May 23, 2016 It’s 50 minutes into a planning meeting for car-free Ski to Sea and team Wetboyz...

North Cascades Institute celebrates 30 years

By Oliver Lazenby Thirty years ago, two climbing buddies who were worried about the future of a place they loved dreamed up a way to...

Winter 2017 photo gallery

                   

Carpe Diem: Seizing opportunity after 2017’s lowland storms

It doesn’t snow at sea level in the Pacific Northwest every year, so when storms blanketed Bellingham for days at a time last winter,...

You Can Too: A plea for more female mountain guides

By Mallorie Estenson Last month I had the opportunity to guide a team of women on Mt. Baker. We were fast. We were strong. We...

The War Against Nature Deficit Disorder

The War Against Nature Deficit Disorder Mt. Baker Ski Area co-owner Gwyn Howat Interviewed by Tara Nelson Gwyn Howat said the newest thing at Mt. Baker isn’t...

An Evolving Dream: Patrick McCarthy’s journey from pro snowboarder to team...

  Story and photos By Brad Andrew Inside a small home office just outside Bellingham, a man gazes out a window in sheer awe at the...

Season Passholes: Mt. Baker’s homegrown band

Last winter, local pro skier and off-season whale researcher and musician Adam Ü had an opportunity to put together a band for a show...

American Alpine Institute founder Dunham Gooding

The American Alpine Institute (AAI) has grown from its beginnings in 1975 as a small outfit offering guided mountaineering trips and climbing instruction to an operation with worldwide reach. Where in the world do you want to climb? AAI can take you there...