Spencer Arps (he/him) is a campus life reporter for the Front. He is a semi-professional mountain bike athlete, product photographer, Bellingham born and raised, and enjoyer of Whatcom County's natural beauty. On a daily basis you can find him picking bluegrass tunes, holding a camera or riding his bike.
Curious to try mountain biking? Western’s Outdoor Center is sponsoring an introductory mountain bike ride on Wednesday, May 17 at Galbraith Mountain.
From kayaks to bike racks, the rental options at Western’s Outdoor Center are vast. With outdoor recreation being an expensive hobby, the Outdoor Center can be a great resource to those looking to get into nature without breaking the bank.
Parking continues to be a problem for the residents neighboring Western Washington University’s campus in Bellingham.