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Firecraft Northwest

A one-person outdoor education program Story by Ian Haupt Rubbing two sticks together. Put so simply, it sounds trivial. Yet it was necessary for all that’s...

Sucia Island boat camping

Story and photos by Jason Griffith The sky seemed to have merged with the sea, except the stars below the horizon were like fireflies winking...

Among the birds

Early morning birding on Galbraith Mountain Story and photos by Ben Stalheim I hate my alarm. It’s set to my favorite song of all time, Rusted Root’s...

Roatán

A diver's paradise Story and photos by Pat Grubb In June, my daughter Alex called me up out of the blue from San Francisco and asked...

Go your own pace

Solo backpacking to Wing Lake and Black Peak Story and photos by Skye Schillhammer I spent most of my life hiking, backpacking and exploring the lakes...

In search of a campground

Story and photos by Tony Moceri My brother and I had been going to Lummi Island for most of our life. We had played on...

Fall gear guide, 2021

Nemo Helio Portable Shower $99.95 Unlike gravity camp showers, the Helio portable pressurized shower and sprayer rests on the ground. The 2.9-gallon tank is pressurized with...

Blog post: Mt. Baker Hill Climb preview

Two beautiful roads, water and 80 miles — a cure By Ian Haupt I stumble out of my room in boxer briefs in search of the...

Summer activities: Recreation Northwest’s new nature classes

For the rest of summer Recreation Northwest has stress reduction and nature crafts classes at Woodstock Farm, a sensory walk through Fairhaven Park and...