MBE Spring 2013

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Mt. Baker Mountain Guides

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...

Three Rivers, Many Hours

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

  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...

Spring 2013 photo gallery

Spectacular imagery from Grant Gunderson, Dylan Hallet, Jason Hummel, Jay Goodrich, Dylan Hart and Justin Kious.

Total Commitment

John Minier, Jenni Minier and Matt Primomo complete the committing Isolation Traverse, skiing and climbing from Cascade River Road to Highway 20.

Music Highway: Get Into the Groove on 542

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...

Shredding the Gnar

Shredding the Gnar ... And other things people say at the mountain Story by Ian Ferguson Ever wonder what the word bomber means when used as an...

Frost Flowers

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...

The Coal Pad

The Coal PadBuilding the Glacier Skate ParkStory by Jeremy Miller The Glacier Skate Park came about because of a need to have a place...

Hitting the Trail

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...