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Huntoon Point snowshoe, 12/19/13

Huntoon Point snowshoe Wednesday, December 19, 2013 Courtesy of Mount Baker Club An even dozen gathered at Maple Falls to decide where to go today.  There was...

Postcards: Climbing in the cloud kingdom of Catalonia

Story and photos by Andy Basabe Last year I ducked away from America for a job teaching English in central Spain. I went for a...

A midwinter ski circumnavigating of Mt. Shuksan

Story and photos by Jason Griffith With icefalls cascading down her northern flanks and a summit pyramid towering over a plateau of ice, Mt. Shuksan’s...

Diedre, Squamish 9/8/13

Diedre is a classic 5.8 on the apron of the Chief. Six pitches of easy/moderate slab, with a 100m layback crack thrown in make it a popular introduction to multipitch trad climbs in Squamish...

Spearhead Traverse

A classic multi-day traverse in the Whistler Backcountry. The Blackcomb chairlift from the Whistler Resort gets you up to elevation - you can buy...

Separated on the Glacier: Reflecting on a mountain mishap

A few turns off the summit, the author stopped to wait for his partner. The pair never found out what went wrong. By Ben Whitney A knot...

Wanna Party? A hut trip on British Columbia’s Bow-Yoho Traverse

Story and photos by Jason Griffith We’d been slogging for hours out of the Little Yoho Valley after finding the Stanley Mitchell Hut full. Darkness...

Heliotrope Ridge

Heliotrope ridge is known locally as a mecca of early season backcountry skiing, because high-elevation slopes are easily accessible from the car. That is,...

Mt. Shuksan via Sulphide Glacier

This route is the easiest way to the summit of 9,131-foot Mt. Shuksan. The trail starts on the Shannon Ridge trail, which follows a creek...

Artist Point to open early May

Artist Point will open early this year thanks to the efforts of WSDOT and a low-snow winter.