The Alpenglow Gallery - Mountain Themes

Power of Place

Echoes from Alpenglow (2023 podcast)

  Power of Place

ISHA Skade Award

Text and video of regional skiing history award for Written in the Snows (2022)

  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

Mountain Stories

Personal stories of skiing and climbing in the Northwest and beyond

  Mountain stories

Living Northwest History

Video finale from a 2018 presentation

  Mt Torment in winter

Avalanche Safety,
It Takes a Village

Presentation from the 2017 Northwest Snow and Avalanche Workshop

  Avalanche Safety

A Backcountry Renaissance

Essay from the 2014 book "Backcountry Ski and Snowboard Routes, Washington"

  Skiing Boston Basin

Burglars in a Crystal Fortress

Essay from the 2011 book "Snow & Spire: Flights to Winter in the North Cascade Range"

  Winter in the North Cascades

Classic Ski Descents

Thoughts from the 2010 book "Fifty Classic Ski Descents in North America"

  Classic ski descents

100 Years in "Wonderland"

A century of skiing on Mount Rainier (2009)

  Olga Bolstad at Paradise in 1917

Skiing Cascade High Routes

Tips for safety and success (from NSAW 2008)

  Cascade high routes

Tools or Playthings?

Essay from the 2007 book "Backcountry Skiing: Skills for Ski Touring and Ski Mountaineering"

  Tools or playthings?

Cascade Steeps

Thirty years in the development of steep ski mountaineering in the Northwest (2004)

  Cascade Steeps

The Climber's Guide to the Universe

Fred Beckey and the search for meaning

by Malcolm Bates

  Beckey's Bible

Steep and Far

The twin dimensions of ski mountaineering

  Steep and far

Paragliding Perspectives

A judgment sport of the highest order

  Paragliding Perspectives

Alpinism As Humanism

Second thoughts on climbing games

by Lito Tejada-Flores

  Alpinism As Humanism


The lowdown on getting up high


Mountaineers Historic Films

Classic movies from the early years of Northwest mountaineering

  Mountain films

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