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Artist Point to open early May

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

Mt. Baker – Coleman Deming Route

October, 2008. The Coleman Deming route is the standard route up Mt. Baker. It requires glacier travel and some crevasse navigation depending on the time of year...

Winchester Mountain lookout

This beautifully restored lookout is set in a stunning location atop Winchester Peak. The trail starts out between the Twin Lakes and soon enters...

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...

Seven days of alpine adventure through the heart of the North...

Story and photos by Jason Griffith It’s hard to find a place in the lower 48 as wild as the tangled valleys at the head...

Celebrate the future Lake Whatcom Park

Celebrate the future Lake Whatcom Park Ever since Whatcom County Council made the decision to purchase 8,884 acres of land surrounding Lake Whatcom last March,...

Experiencing Canada’s Mount Baker on the Wapta Traverse

Story and photos By Jason Griffith When we reached our destination we’d been on the go since before first light, trying to beat the forecasted...

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...

Ptarmigan Ridge hike: 9-14-13

Ptarmigan Ridge hike: 9-14-13 TR Courtesy Mount Baker Club Nine members departed Excelsior Group C.G. at around 9:15 am and carpooled to Artist Point. We passed...

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...