MBE Articles

MBE Articles

The first thing I saw at the Deming Logging Show grounds was an old wooden stump with dozens of chainsaws sticking out of it...

'ROUND LUMMI Circumnavigating “the other” islandBy Dave Peebles The islands present a number of impediments to the would-be tourer, however, which I suppose is actually...

As northwest Washington emerges from a punishing winter, Mother Nature makes it evidently clear to Whatcom and Skagit county residents that she doesn’t take orders from anyone...

Pro skiers don’t get health benefits or retirement packages. They get travel packages. It was always one of the opportunities of the job I desired the most – a cure for my wanderlust. Then I moved to Mt. Baker...

Your bike may speak a language all its own. Whether you are riding mountain bike trails, commuting to work or cruising city paths on the weekend, things can go wrong at any moment. If you take preventative measures to extend the life and enhance the performance of your bike, you will keep on pedaling for years to come...

Trailbuilding is a long, arduous process. Weeks turn into months, months turn into years, sometimes spent in one section of the woods. The first step is scoping out possible locations for the trail...

The American Alpine Institute (AAI) has grown from its beginnings in 1975 as a small outfit offering guided mountaineering trips and climbing instruction to an operation with worldwide reach. Where in the world do you want to climb? AAI can take you there...

On a recent Friday afternoon, I loaded up and headed north, watching Mt. Baker disappear over my shoulder as I crossed the border. My goal: hit up at least one of the B.C. brewpubs I’d heard of but never visited...

Maintaining your snow sliding tools can add years to their lives and, as we all know, the equipment is expensive. Basic maintenance at home can be rewarding and save you money, but you’ll want to leave the big repairs and edging to the professionals...

As part of our ongoing process of sharing valuable information on backcountry travel and practices, we have an extraordinary (and very lucky) story of one man’s overnight survival ordeal in the backcountry/wilderness near Mt. Baker Ski Area.