Seattle Times Profiles Northwest Ski Legend Lowell Skoog - Backpacker

Seattle Times Profiles Northwest Ski Legend Lowell Skoog

The 61-year-old is a ski historian, author, founder of Northwest Mountaineering Journal, and lifelong lover of the mountains.
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The Picket Range, site of one of Skoog's first major traverses

The Picket Range, site of one of Skoog's first major traverses

By any measure, Seattleite Lowell Skoog is a pillar of the Northwest outdoors community. Evan Bush of The Seattle Times profiles Skoog's life in this feature story, covering his family's adventures, his work to preserve local ski history, and how the mountains helped him deal with the losses of his friends, brother, and wife. 

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