Field Repairs 202

Field Repairs 202 by Andy Dappen When it comes to keeping your outdoor equipment in good repair, I've sang the praises of Seam Grip many times. With this viscous liquid that flows from a tube like cold honey ... Read More...

A Troika of Mark

Marc Dilley leading Awareness Drooling. by Andy Dappen Two ancient climbers and a young, strong one went to Frenchman Coulee (Riverview Park) on Thursday to catch some rays before the onset of the sport clim... Read More...

Camping Memories

by Sarah Shaffer Cody Graf and Kate Bonnett trail running through wildflower blooms on the top of Steamboat Rock. The goal for myself and my family this spring and summer is to get out backpacking and ca... Read More...

Hog Loppet 201

Hog Loppet 201 by Andy Dappen For decades the Hog Loppet was a locally famous Nordic ski event. On a Saturday in late February some 400 Nordic skiers rode the lifts up the Mission Ridge Ski Area then struck o... Read More...

Factoring Fun on Mt. Adams

Factoring Fun on Mt. Adams by Andy Dappen “Have you heard about ‘Fun-Factor Ratings’?” he asks.It’s 7 a.m. and Mike Rolfs and I have just started the 7,000 vertical foot climb up the south side of Mt.... Read More...