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Sehome Hill Arboretum bouldering guide

Select Rock Climbing and Bouldering Guide Story and photos by Jason D. Martin Overlooking all of Bellingham, Sehome Hill Arboretum has long been a place for...

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...

Time on the Columbia

River floating from Hanford Reach By Eric Lucas Hanford Reach is a place of wonder. Such as, I wonder why bank swallows never make their nests in...

The Art of Swiftwater Canyoneering

Story and photos by Jason D. Martin, executive director of the American Alpine Institute Ice-cold water slid down the rope and over my hands as...

Washington Glacier Ski Project

By Jason Hummel Some 20,000 years ago, glaciers ruled the planet. As the world warmed, the Cascades we know and love today were revealed. Yet...

A Kind of Way

Mt. Daniel to Big Snow Traverse Story and photos by Jason Hummel Alex Kollar (1993-2021) Adventures are like bus stops on the way down memory lane. One...

Greater Ranges

A winter ascent in North Cascades National Park Story and photos by Jason Griffith The North Cascades are notoriously rugged. Even in summer, steep terrain...

Splitboard Guiding

Jere Burrell is riding the wave Story by Nick Belcaster Photos by Alex Rupp It’s breaking blue over the shark’s fin of Shuksan, a cloud ripper of...

When mountains move, how can we stay safe?

Story by Liza Kimberly Snowflakes are flying, and snow enthusiasts are flocking to the hills. The season of snow sliding has arrived at Mt. Baker....

Courtesy of the wings

Story by Elizabeth Kimberly Your vantage is different from the sky. With wings, you can kiss volcanic summits and lenticular clouds in a matter of...