My in-laws had 193 combined years of experience, and I learned a lot from them. An appreciation.
An aerial tram could transport lots of national park visitors to scenic alpine viewpoints. Ain’t gonna happen.
Mt. Baker is a notable exception to the hundreds of peaks inside the boundaries of North Cascades National Park. Why isn’t this iconic mountain part of the park? Turns out, there are some good reasons.
In the 1960s, the Forest Service tried hard to retain jurisdiction over Cascade Pass, but couldn’t overcome public opinion — and the President.
The last grizzly was killed in the North Cascades nearly fifty years ago. Are we humble enough to bring back the giant bear?