‘The Wild Cascades’ Journal


Fall 2017

President’s report

N3C Actions — February to October 2017

Stehekin road report: Prepping for lower valley paving

A short report from the Nooksack Cirque

Tidwell retires, new FS appointment announced

Crown Jewel Wilderness draws on NCCC history, archives

Success with lawsuit opposing Singletary timber sale at Wallace Falls

Clear cuts, ORVs have hindered protection, recreation in Reiter Forest

Fred Beckey: A legend passes

Reiter Foothills Forest non-motorized trail planning

Middle Fork Snoqualmie: Progress, with challenges

No exports please!

Excerpt comments on the Draft Mountain Goat Management Plan

Olympic goats moving to Cascades?

North Cascade Glacier Climate Project 2017: Lower Curtis Glacier

60 years of activism: Brock Evans, veteran wilderness warrior

60 years of activism: NCCC at 60: Looking back and looking forward

60 years of activism: N3C birthed in struggle, baptized in painful truths

The map

American Alps initiative continues


The Wild Cascades is the premier journal of the North Cascades, featuring its people, places and politics – lively and unafraid to challenge the status quo. Published three times a year, it shares its name with the book The Wild Cascades: Forgotten Parkland, a Sierra Club Exhibit Format book by NCCC leader Harvey Manning, published in 1964, that was instrumental in the creation of North Cascades National Park. We carry on the vigilant effort to defend the North Cascades, and invite you to read issues of our journal online in PDF format – just click on the current issue cover above to open it! Want to receive your own copy of each current issue of TWC as soon as it’s published? If you’re not already a member,  join NCCC! – a subscription is included with your membership dues. (Online issues appear several weeks after members receive their copies.) You can write to our editor at: wildcascades@northcascades.org We welcome submissions!

Tip for members: you’ll enjoy viewing all the photos in full color in the PDF file!


TWC pre-2001-B

In celebration of our 60th year, we’ve digitized many back issues! Click HERE to view PDF back issues of our journal online. Back issues are hosted by NPShistory.com and include many dating back to our founding.

The Wild Cascades journal began in 1961, following NCCC News which began publication with NCCC’s founding in 1957. A quick history of TWC is in our Spring 2011 issue starting on p. 12.

Also, we’ve scanned articles Joe Miller wrote for early issues of TWC under the pen name ‘The Kaopectate Kid’ from 1969–1979, and they’re available in a special collection on our From The Archives page. Joe’s story of the restoration of Cascade Pass from the October 1991 issue is here