MBE Summer 2013

MBE Summer 2013

From Bali to Baker, by Pat Grubb. Two years ago, I had the good fortune to spend nearly a month in Bali. The Balinese are a deeply spiritual people whose religion is a syncretism of Hinduism, Buddhism and Animism. They believe the sea is the source of many evil spirits and...

Find fresh, locally grown produce at these farmers markets in Washington and B.C.

Dual adventure, by Jason Martin. My friend said he wanted to ride a bike to Mt. Baker, ski it and ride home in one day. Riding up to the mountain and skiing seemed reasonable, but doing it in a day sounded a little extreme...

Photos from our summer 2013 issue...

The pool is questionably deep and the drop itself is very difficult. After watching Fred and Brendan drop, I was fired up...

Three rivers, by Eric Parker. The northwest corner of Washington encompasses some of the most rugged mountains in the northern Cascades and offers some of the best terrain for mountain biking, skiing, and hiking in the western states. Relatively few people know...

Over 50 miles of trails within the city limits and a growing trail network just south have already earned Bellingham a global reputation in the mountain bike community. Throw in 8,000 acres of recently purchased parkland, a massive core of dedicated trail builders and...

Locally owned, globally known, by Ian Ferguson. The owners and employees of Transition, a Ferndale-based mountain bike company, are a funny bunch. Call their headquarters and the guy on the voicemail will walk you through the menu in a Hank Hill Texas drawl. Check the...

I heard it on the highway - Summer music festivals on Highway 542. On winter mornings when the snow is dumping in the mountains, cars flow single file down the whole length of Highway 542 to get the goods. A similar effect happens...

ENLIVEN YOUR KAYAK PHOTOGRAPHY Story and photos by Neil Schulman Learn helpful tips from a professional photographer. The days are long. The weather’s warm. Paddling beckons:...