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Whatcom Land Trust: 35 Years of Stewardship

If you’ve ever taken a hike, bike or paddle in gorgeous Whatcom County, WA, it’s likely that you’ve stood on land that’s been permanently protected by the Whatcom Land Trust (WLT). Since 1984, this humble nonprofit has tirelessly pursued its mission to preserve and protect wildlife habitat and scenic, agricultural and open space lands in Whatcom County for future generations. …

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Galbraith’s Best Trails: Whatcom Mountain Bike Coalition’s Top Ten

Evolution – Starting from the top of the mountain, this technical trail has berms, jumps and drops. The “Stinger” ladder bridge is one of the oldest features on the mountain and recently underwent a full rebuild that should last another 20 years! SST- A favorite ride on the North side of the mountain that is fun for intermediate and advanced …

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Boots and Brews: Pairing hikes with breweries

Beer is a magnificently versatile beverage. It can be enjoyed alone, or it can be paired with foods, moods, seasons, activities and environments. It also makes for the perfect post-hike refreshment, as it aids restoration, encourages relaxation and promotes reflection. Just as beer-and-food pairings create harmonies that elevate the overall experience, visiting a brewery after a good hike enhances the …

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A Few Decades on Galbraith Mountain: A Cultural History

Story by Mark Peterson It has been an incredible experience to witness the immense amount of positive change a sport like mountain biking – and an asset like Galbraith Mountain – can bring to a community. North Lookout Mountain, commonly known as Galbraith Mountain, has changed drastically over the past 20 years as mountain biking has taken root and flourished …

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