MBE Spring 2019

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Forget the surf, plan a hiking escape to Southern California

Story and photos by Craig Romano I have lived nearly my entire life in the Northeast and Northwest. I love green landscapes and mountainous regions dotted...

Cargo bike touring on the San Juan Islands

A professional cyclist relaxes into the pace of touring with a toddler-laden cargo bike By Spencer Paxson The prologue leg of our four-day San Juan Islands...

Vamos Outdoors Project: A creative approach to immersive language learning

By Benjamin Whitney When the nonprofit Whatcom Day Academy closed its doors in 2015, Andy Basabe, a language and environmental education teacher at the school,...

Bird Watching for Beginners: A convenient way to connect with nature

By Oliver Lazenby  |  Photos by Eric Ellingson Birds are the living descendants of dinosaurs, heralds of seasonal change and wanderers in a global ecosystem....

Profile: Micah Evangelista’s playful approach to Mt. Baker

By Oliver Lazenby The first time Micah Evangelista experienced Mt. Baker’s deep snowpack, he was less than a year old and swaddled onto his ski-patroller...

Feast on Spring: A guide to eating seasonally

By Jacqueline Thompson As the cozy months of long nights, hearty meals and hot drinks come to an end, windows and doors fly open and...

Sample some of Squamish’s best mountain bike trails

By Jann Eberharter  |  Photos by Skye Schillhammer The mountain bike trails of the Sea to Sky corridor are world-famous for their quality, abundance and...

Bellingham Grind Corps’ take on the “gravel grind”

By Oliver Lazenby Bellingham cyclist Kerri Love went on her first Bellingham Grind Corps ride after seeing the group’s logo – a white-on-black road bike...

15-mile Radius Project: Exploring every trail near home

By Hannah Singleton I sat on my living room couch listening to the steady drumming of rain on the roof. Over the last hour, the world...