MBE Summer 2013

MBE Summer 2013

Annie's Pizza StationStory and photos by Sue Madsen Concrete, Washington, is famous for its speed trap, its role as the setting for Tobias Wolff’s “This...

A RACE FOR THE KIDS   The Bellingham Traverse celebrates the salmon life-cycle. Celebrating the life cycle of wild salmon and the natural and urban challenges...

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...

Hiking the Hidden Lake Peaks, by Aubrey Laurence. It may sound strange, but if you hike often enough you can become desensitized to many of the great views you come across. Sure, you still appreciate them to a point, but overexposure has a cruel way of dulling your senses...

Photos from our summer 2013 issue...

Hiking the Hidden Lake Peaks Story and photos by Aubrey Laurence Explore an alpine wonderland. It may sound strange, but if you hike often enough you...

There will be mud, by Jason Martin. I’m not huge on running, but I’ve always been adventurous – mountain climbing, backcountry skiing and exploring odd places. A friend of mine suggested I might enjoy a mud race...

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

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...

THE LOCAL CRAG Story and photos by Ian Ferguson Rock climbing on Mt. Erie. If Ky Nayfield slips or loses his balance, he will fall...