MBE Winter 2012 / 2013

MBE Winter 2012 / 2013

The Blue T Lodge, the new lodge behind Chair 9 Woodstone Pizza and Bar, is open, just in time for the 2012-13 ski season.The...

BE LOCAL, BUY LOCAL. We’ve listed the manufacturer’s websites for more information, but we encourage you to support your local retailers. These winter items can be found at...

 Feet First Snow-free winter hikes Story and photos by Aubrey Laurence Many day hikers are leery of snow-covered trails, and come winter they put their passion into...

    Getting prepared for backcountry skiing By Sam Lozier  Photo by Patrick Kennedy You’ve seen tracks out on Shuksan Arm or read about backcountry skiing in magazines. The...

 Eagle Watch By Kara Furr Photo by Gene Davis Hundreds of eagles from Alaska and northern Canada migrate to the Skagit River each winter to prey on...

Don't go into the backcountry without it Story by Pat Grubb  Photos by Louise MugarIt’s pretty simple, actually. There’s only one thing you need to know...

Precipitation, wind and cold are your external threats and sweat is your enemy from within. Having the right clothing can make the difference between comfort and catastrophe...

Nothing like the experience of ice climbing By Jason D. Martin  Photos by Kurt Hicks and Jason D. Martin Swing. Thunk. My ice axe bit deeply into the...

What’s on your bucket list? North Cascades Heli-Skiing should be. By Pat Grubb  Photo by Grant Gunderson Up north in the middle of Washington in the Methow...

One week at Baker equals a season anywhere elseStory and photo by Molly BakerNorway. Chile. British Columbia. Argentina. Utah. Colorado. Montana. Wyoming. California. Idaho....