In the 1960s, the Forest Service tried hard to retain jurisdiction over Cascade Pass, but couldn’t overcome public opinion — and the President.
Three weeks as a creative resident at the North Cascades Institute’s Environmental Learning Center has been an enriching experience.
Twelve years and 364 days after my first hike to Cascade Pass, I went back. Spoiler alert: it’s still stunning.
The last grizzly was killed in the North Cascades nearly fifty years ago. Are we humble enough to bring back the giant bear?
When four backpackers stumbled into an ancient cedar forest, they set in motion a victory for wilderness over economics.