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65 and climbing: A Mt. Baker summit

Story and photos by Skye Schillhammer For most people, pushing the last thousand feet up the Roman Wall to the summit of Mt. Baker is...

Fall/early winter 2021 gallery

Carl Simpson climbs through thick fog in the skeleton of a burned forest. Crystal Mountain backcountry, Washington. Jason Hummel photo. .

How to stay in shape even if you’re ...

Story and photo by Luca Williams Every fall, when the rain begins, I begin to dread Jillian Michaels’ sly lift of her lip as she...

Winter gear guide, 2021

Lib Tech Orca Breach the deep, eat the mank, slay the crud. The Lib Tech Orca does it all. Amazingly forgiving and easy to ride,...

Chains and all-wheel-drive vehicles

By Doug Dahl Q: The Washington State Patrol lists "alternative traction devices" that are approved for use when "Chains Required" signs are posted. However, the...

Still Sideways: Tandem Snowboarding the Banked Slalom

Devon Raney, a surfer, snowboarder, and homebuilder, had life pretty well figured out until he began losing his vision at age 33. In this...

Citizen scientists measuring snow in places scientists can’t

By Elizabeth Kimberly With the onset of spring in the Cascades, the mountain snowpack begins its annual phase change: dense snow becomes cold, flowing water...

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...

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...