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Q&A: Grant Gunderson on his photography career, safety in the backcountry,...

For more than 15 years, Bellingham-based photographer Grant Gunderson has shot for ski publications around the world and exposed skiers to destinations ranging from...

Close Call in the Canadian Rockies

The Stanley Mitchell Hut is the gem of the Alpine Club of Canada’s hut system. But dangers lurk in a complicated and unfamiliar snowpack. Story...

Avalanche Skills Guide: Identifying the mental traps that lead to most...

Story by Jason D. Martin You’ve skied this slope a hundred times and nothing’s ever happened before. The line isn’t what you thought, but,...

Following Footsteps: Climbing Rainier in gear from a famous 1963 expedition

By Andrew Waite About halfway across the Cowlitz Glacier, one of my crampons fell off for the first time. It loosened again on Cathedral Gap and...

Community-built hut is the first of three in the Whistler backcounty

 By Lisa Pulsifer Just beyond the chairlifts and busy slopes of Whistler Blackcomb Ski Resort lies over 750 square miles of protected land encompassing jagged...

2019 Great Outdoors Awards winners announced

Nonprofit Recreation Northwest announced the winners of its first annual Great Outdoors Awards. Recreation Northwest will recognize the winners, listed below, at an awards...

Backdoor to Baker: From Bellingham to the summit in under 20...

Last year, on the longest day of the year, Bellingham residents Krissy Moehl and Jeremy Wolf ran from Bellingham Bay to the 10,781-foot summit...

A different kind of adventure at Cultus Lake Adventure Park

A family theme park might not jump to mind when you think of adventure, but Cultus Lake Adventure Park makes a strong case. It...

A stump too far? Feedback on our Spring 2019 cover

Mount Baker Experience heard from several readers about our spring 2019 cover, which shows a mountain biker riding over an old-growth stump, with big trees...

Wild summer plants to balance the state of the season

By Jacqueline Thompson The Cascades truly blossom into their namesake in summer, as water rushes from glaciated peaks to feed the land and wild plants....