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Liz Daley, Mountain Slayist

Liz Daley, Mountain Slayist By Ian Ferguson To steal a quote from Zoolander, “That Liz Daley … She is so hot right now.” A Patagonia snowboard ambassador,...

Heli rescue

Heli rescue Saving the last resort By Jason D. Martin It’s something that we don’t want to think about. Someone slips and falls. Someone disappears in the...

The Elusive Mr. DeBari

Professional snowboarder and Glacier native Lucas DeBari took a moment out of his roller coaster year to tell us about his past, his present and the upcoming projects he’s excited about.

Locally owned, globally known

Locally owned, globally known, by Ian Ferguson. The owners and employees of Transition, a Ferndale-based mountain bike company, are a funny bunch. Call their headquarters and the guy on the voicemail will walk you through the menu in a Hank Hill Texas drawl. Check the...

Mt. Baker Mountain Guides

Mt. Baker Mountain Guides New guide service launches in Bellingham Story by Brandy Kiger Originally from Alaska, and a veteran on Colorado slopes, John Minier knows...

Mountain Man Duncan Howat

A conversation with Duncan Howat, Mt. Baker Ski Area general managerBy Pat Grubb  Photos by Grant Gunderson and Patrick GrubbIf you spend any time at...

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...

Getting stoked with Grant Gunderson

Grant Gunderson, a Bellingham-based ski photographer, has been published in every major ski publication worldwide, including Ski, Skiing, Powder, Outside and many foreign titles....

Nick Ennen: “A laugh-inducing, board-destroying machine”

Nick Ennen: "A laugh-inducing, board-destroying machine" By Tara Nelson “With sports, there will always be progression. For wakeboarding the winch has allowed us to go...

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...