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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,...

Profile: Micah Evangelista’s playful approach to Mt. Baker

By Oliver Lazenby The first time Micah Evangelista experienced Mt. Baker’s deep snowpack, he was less than a year old and swaddled onto his ski-patroller...

Ground Keeper Fenders: Adding soul to the boring black fender

By Todd Elsworth When it comes to mountain bike fenders, graphic designer Keely Shannon’s attitude is, if you dream it, she can print it. When Keely...

40 miles around Mt. Hood on the Timberline Trail

By Erin Rain Gautier With micro-spikes strapped to our hiking boots and loaded bags topped off with instant coffee, we hit the trail on June...

A Year in the Life of a Glacier: A skier’s research...

By Elizabeth Kimberly Early May The birds chirp a dawn chorus and the winter rain has diminished. The disparity between the snowy alpine and the verdant...

15-mile Radius Project: Exploring every trail near home

By Hannah Singleton I sat on my living room couch listening to the steady drumming of rain on the roof. Over the last hour, the world...