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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....

Book excerpt: My Old Man and the Mountain

Book excerpt by Leif Whittaker Jim Whittaker, the first American to stand on the world’s highest summit, has said he never encouraged or discouraged his...

DNR adopts non-motorized Baker to Bellingham plan

  After three years of outreach and planning, the state Department of Natural Resources has adopted its Baker to Bellingham Non-Motorized Recreation Plan. The plan...

Paddling Film Festival World Tour in Bellingham on April 5

The festival also has stops in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3b46CrMh9GU Moondance Sea Kayak Adventures is bringing the Paddling Film Festival World Tour to Bellingham...

Recreation Northwest Expo 2019 photos

Recreation and outdoors businesses, clubs and nonprofits from around the region gathered on February 23 for the sixth annual Recreation Northwest Expo at the...

Vamos Outdoors Project: A creative approach to immersive language learning

By Benjamin Whitney When the nonprofit Whatcom Day Academy closed its doors in 2015, Andy Basabe, a language and environmental education teacher at the school,...