MBE Spring 2013

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Spring 2013 photo gallery

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

Race of Legend

Race of LegendRiding the Banked Slalom Story by Brandy Kiger Each year, an audacious group of snowboarders head for the hills, say their prayers and...

Glacial Retreat

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...

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...

Randonee repairs

Mark Cionek is a program coordinator and guide for the American Alpine Institute who has logged over 100 Mt. Rainier summits, climbed Denali and Aconcagua multiple times, and been, in general, an alpine badass all over the world...

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...

Annie’s Pizza Station

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

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...

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...

Bragging Rights

Bragging Rights Two Ski to Sea teams compete for the cup Story by Brandy Kiger It’s painful, it’s intense, but most of all, it’s addicting. Every...