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MBE Fall 2014

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Climbing on glaciers

Ice climbing on glaciers is a popular fall sport in the Northwest.

CX Pro Courtenay McFadden

Since turning pro two years ago, Northwest Washington native Courtenay McFadden has rapidly gained elite status in the cyclocross world, with consistent top-10 finishes in national races.

Fly fishing the Skagit River

With a two-handed Spey rod in the boat, clear blue skies and no deadlines overhead, we set out to float the scenic Skagit River in search of bull trout and whatever else might bite.

Bay to Baker run

Friend Brent Molsberry dropped us off at Cornwall Beach after a boat ride across the bay to get a good look at Mt. Baker in the distance. A few miles into the run, Beat commented we had started below sea level.

Alpine Training

Climbing big mountains requires a unique blend of physical attributes: the endurance of a marathon runner, the strength of a weightlifter and the precision and balance of a gymnast.


It’s close now. My GPS readout is telling me it’s within 20 feet of where I’m standing.

Bellingham Beer Week

Bellingham Beer Week, 2014

North Country Wines

Fine wines from east of the Cascades in Oregon and Washington have put the Northwest on the map as a favored grape growing region.

Pedaling the coast

It’s mid-October, late evening, and the autumn rain has begun.

Fall 2014 Gear Guide

Gear up for fall adventures.