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Why are skis fatter in the PNW? Some insight from Backcountry...

By Chris Gerston In the Pacific Northwest, and definitely in Bellingham, we seem to like our beers hoppy, our snow plentiful and our skis fat....

After life-changing accident, Anna Soens finds freedom on Mt. Baker

Story by Oliver Lazenby Photos by Paul Bikis With a sea of peaks to the east and saltwater to the west, Anna Soens sits above...

Wake ‘N Bakery: Glacier institution has new owners

By Oliver Lazenby After 15 years in business – growing from a coffee cart with baked goods on the porch of the Glacier Ski Shop...

Whistler on a budget – shoulder season fun

By Lisa Pulsifer Whistler is a high end, world-class ski resort, but it doesn’t have to put a dent in your wallet. The picture-perfect, international...

Mt. Baker Slush Cup: The pond skim emulated around the world

By Oliver Lazenby Historic photos courtesy of Marshall Lockman Deep, wet snow, steep terrain and pond skimming: A few years after the first ski lift came...

Profile: Micah Evangelista’s playful approach to Mt. Baker

By Oliver Lazenby The first time Micah Evangelista experienced Mt. Baker’s deep snowpack, he was less than a year old and swaddled onto his ski-patroller...

A Year in the Life of a Glacier: A skier’s research...

By Elizabeth Kimberly Early May The birds chirp a dawn chorus and the winter rain has diminished. The disparity between the snowy alpine and the verdant...

Sit bones stretches can prevent snowboard pain

By Luca Williams I fell in love one cold, Wisconsin winter day on my first snowboarding date with Justin Kyle Evans. Justin had me stand in...

Video of the Week: Waiting for Winter

Some Mount Baker locals teamed up with The Ski Journal for this fun video about the beginning of this ski season. Micah Evangelista, Sophia...

Profile: Hana Beaman is riding on her terms

By Oliver Lazenby An open house at a home decor boutique is a strange place to meet a pro snowboarder – especially in Bellingham’s Barkley...