MBE Fall 2017

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Fall 2017 Gear Guide

By Pat Grubb Therm-a-Rest Slacker Hammock House Get off the cold ground in the back country with this integrated hammock, fly, bug shelter and suspender system....

Postcards: The Methow Valley’s healing waters

Story and photo by Nick Belcaster I’d never seen a man drive a car with his left foot until that day. But then again there...

Parting Shot: Cellist on the Pacific Crest Trail

“I was hiking the Pacific Crest Trail from Snoqualmie Pass to Stevens Pass solo. This fellow was on a summer break from school and...

Outdoor Halloween horror on the little screen

By Jason D. Martin As the Halloween holiday approaches, many of us start to think about horror movies. We kind of like to be scared....

The first Mt. Baker Ultra Marathon: Concrete to Mt. Baker and...

By Oliver Lazenby In 1938, the town of Concrete in the North Cascades foothills went dark and lost power just as aliens invaded in Orson...

Fall Foraging: Store up for winter

By Amy Gibson As autumn approaches, plants begin to ready themselves for winter. For plants, the change in temperature causes sugars to migrate and convert...

The FNRad Snowboarding Podcast

By Oliver Lazenby The surest way to create something interesting is to follow what interests you. That’s Eric Traulsen’s formula for his passion project, the...

Swimrun: An amphibious new sport debuts in the Northwest

By Oliver Lazenby Photos by Tyson geBauer Swimming and running both offer simplicity. You can do either sport with basically no special, expensive gear. Put the...