A crowd of 30 or so, including his wife and daughter, gathered at the finish line in Ketchikan to welcome Karl Kruger, who paddled under the name “Heart of Gold.” The Orcas Island man became the first person Monday to finish the 750-mile Race to Alaska on a paddleboard.
Supporters cheer arrival of paddler in Alaska
Catch a new ride up the mountain at Mt. Baker Ski Area
Ski and snowboard season, here we come. Exercises to get ready.
Mt. Baker Ski Area getting ready for 2017-18 opening day
Pro skier's insane parkour training routine
Listen to these amazing calls of the wild at Yosemite, Yellowstone
What you need to know about August's solar eclipse
Scared of heights? This zippy zipline course may be the antidote
Watch: Kayakers plunge down roaring waterfall in Eastern Idaho
Watch jet boaters take on serious rapids on this Idaho river
Drone catches kayakers running a treacherous stretch of the Snake River
Core strength, power, balance and reactive components are part of a good ski-conditioning program, says Jason Wanlass, with Champion Fitness Training. He demonstrates seven exercises to get you ready the moment the slopes are, too.
The U.S. is in for a rare astronomical treat on August 21, 2017 — that's the day of the "Great American Eclipse." It's the first total solar eclipse to cross the entire U.S. in 99 years, and more than 12 million Americans live in its path.
Videographer Dub Paetz was at Idaho's Mesa Falls filming a flyfishing video when he saw these kayakers making their way down the waterfall. Watch them slide over the 100-foot waterfall, which is near Ashton.
Organizers of the Mount Baker Ultra Marathon have released this video promoting the June 4 event. No more than 100 runners will start at noon in Concrete and finish in 18 hours or less. They'll run 50 miles up to Mount Baker's 10,160-foot Sherman peak and back. The race draws its inspiration from the century-old Mount Baker Marathon, which lasted for three years from 1911-1913. You can find more information at mtbakerultra.com.
Whatcom Mountain Bike Coalition reports on mountain biking conditions in the Chuckanut Mountains Jan. 16, 2017. You can follow the organization on Facebook at facebook.com/WHIMPsMBC. Warmer, rainy weather may leave the trails in need of a few days to dry out.