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MBE Fall 2015

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Shnooker Trek

Climbing Iceland's highest peak By Aubrey Laurence At 3 a.m., I peeled back the room-darkening shades to reveal the objective of our day: Hvannadalshnúkur (pronounced kvah-nuh-doll-shnooker,...

A hundred grand: set net salmon fishing in Bristol Bay

By Ian Ferguson Photos by Kristina Kurtz July 22 Every other wave sent a wall of green spraying over the bow. The electric bilge pump couldn’t keep...

3 Fall Hikes

Foliage trails on Highway 542 By Oliver Lazenby Fall might be the best season for hiking in the mountains. Snow is long gone, mosquitos are dead...

Langara Island

Canada's salmon fishing mecca By Matt Gruchey Summertime on the British Columbia coast is an exciting time for sport fishers. Massive agglomerations of all five Pacific...

Index Provides

A climber's paradise on the Skykomish River By Stamati Anagnostou “Shank him!” The night is dark and I hear Logan’s taunt rise above the soft chitter-chatter...

Clean bikes go faster

 A bike-cleaning tutorial By Callie Waldschmidt Photos by Brian Chapel With the onset of fall in the Pacific Northwest, cyclists rejoice. The dust of summer is subdued...

Adventures in Cyclocross

By Spencer Paxson Alpinist Fred Beckey once said of mountaineering, “an adventurous goal helps one discover those essential human qualities – curiosity, patience, fear, alertness,...

Run for the hills

Guided trail running in the North Cascades By Ian Ferguson For many runners, the act of running is its own reward. It’s a high-output activity that...