The Alpenglow Gallery - Mountain Themes

ISHA Skade Award

Text and video of regional skiing history award for Written in the Snows

  ISHA logo

Written in the Snows

Conversation about the book between Malcolm Bates and Lowell Skoog. Also recording of a book presentation in 2022.

  Written in the Snows

Mountaineers Historic Films

Classic movies from the early years of Northwest mountaineering

  Mountain films

Mountain Stories

Personal stories of skiing and climbing in the Northwest and beyond

  Mountain stories

Avalanche Safety,
It Takes a Village

Presentation from the 2017 Northwest Snow and Avalanche Workshop

  Avalanche Safety

A Backcountry Renaissance

Essay from the book "Backcountry Ski and Snowboard Routes, Washington"

  Skiing Boston Basin

Burglars in a Crystal Fortress

Essay from the book "Snow & Spire: Flights to Winter in the North Cascade Range"

  Winter in the North Cascades

Tools or Playthings?

Essay from the book "Backcountry Skiing: Skills for Ski Touring and Ski Mountaineering"

  Tools or playthings?

Classic Ski Descents

Thoughts from the book "Fifty Classic Ski Descents in North America"

  Classic ski descents

Skiing Cascade High Routes

Tips for safety and success

  Cascade high routes

Steep and Far

The twin dimensions of ski mountaineering

  Steep and far

Paragliding Perspectives

A judgment sport of the highest order

  Paragliding Perspectives


The lowdown on getting up high


Cascade Steeps

Thirty years in the development of steep ski mountaineering in the Northwest

  Cascade Steeps

Living Northwest History

Video finale from a 2018 presentation

  Mt Torment in winter

100 Years in "Wonderland"

A century of skiing on Mount Rainier

  Olga Bolstad at Paradise in 1917

Alpinism As Humanism

Second thoughts on climbing games

by Lito Tejada-Flores

  Alpinism As Humanism

The Climber's Guide to the Universe

Fred Beckey and the search for meaning

by Malcolm Bates

  Beckey's Bible

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