Squilchuck-Wheeler Reservoir Loop

Squilchuck - Wheeler Reservoir Loop  Journey to Somewhere by Andy Dappen Over the past decade, Squilchuck State Park has emerged as a locally appreciated mountain biking center with many miles and styles of... Read More...

Best Canoeing Accessories – Part 2

by Andy Dappen We were a week into our canoe trip down the Gataga River, a wilderness river in British Columbia, when I popped a “guy” question capable of spurring hours of discussion--what were their ... Read More...

Argonaut Peak-NW Arete

  Argonaut Peak, NW Arête Garrett Wolter and Edward Allison September 3-5, 2016 Eddie Allison and I climbed the NW Arête of Argonaut over Labor Day weekend. We originally planned to climb in the Nort... Read More...

Canister Stove Tricks

I’ve taken several multi-day trips this spring and summer with a Jetboil Stove, which like many lightweight stoves runs off canisters filled with a blended isopro fuel, and each time I pack I'm faced with the n... Read More...

Shady Summer Climbing

Summer sun can see local climbers sizzling like fried eggs on the granite slabs. However, just because the mercury's climbing, it doesn't mean you can't, especially if you're smart about seeking out shady route... 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...