MBE Spring 2013

MBE Spring 2013

Hitting the trail, by Brandy Kiger Shreve. Shush, shush, shush. The cross-country skis slip easily through the deeply-grooved tracks on the edge of the trail, and all I hear as I glide along is that momentary brush of the blade against the hard pack snow...

Glacial retreat Climate change and the future of skiing By Ian Ferguson The smell of a ski lodge triggers one of my earliest memories. You know the...

Frost Flowers Magic happens on the forest floorStory by Sue Madsen   Take a walk on a cold winter day in the Pacific Northwest lowlands and you...

By Sue MadsenConcrete, Washington, is famous for its speed trap, its role as the setting for Tobias Wolff’s “This Boy’s Life,” and for Annie’s...

Collective Purpose Local screen printer boosts community spirit Story by Molly Baker Bellingham’s streets have become a little more artistic and a whole lot more hip...

Great gear for spring from Teva, K2, GoPro, SealLine, Live2Ride, Shark, Jones, Platypus, Spark and Helly Hansen

Music Highway Get into the groove on 542 Story and photos by Travis Rambo The highway began life as a muddy trail after Jack Post and...

Three Rivers, Many Hours Triad River guides master their art Story by Ian Ferguson Triad River Tours operates on three rivers – the Skagit, Sauk and...

  Serving Up Splitboards Local restaurateur retrofits snowboards for the backcountry Story and photo by Ian Ferguson Maple Falls business owners Trish and Serafino Gesmundo have provided...

Mt. Baker Mountain Guides New guide service launches in Bellingham Story by Brandy Kiger Originally from Alaska, and a veteran on Colorado slopes, John Minier knows...