MBE Spring 2020

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Team Jake: One local team makes Ski to Sea a celebration...

By Oliver Lazenby Jake Merrill, 23, died in an avalanche on February 11, 2014, while guiding a hut skiing trip in the Eagle Cap Wilderness,...

Vision exercises for snowboarders and skiers

The real voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. – Marcel Proust By Luca Williams From the moment we wake...

After years of change Gear Aid is spreading its philosophy of...

By Oliver Lazenby For people who use Gear Aid products, Pat Kennedy’s first experience with the company may sound familiar. The first time he wore...

Twig Earthgoods: Glacier duo brings personality to useful art

By Hannah Singleton On a snowy weekday evening in a basement art studio in Glacier, Washington, Jordan Yates turned a bowl on a lathe while...

Bhutan: The land of the dragon

Story and photos by Patrick Grubb For those travelers seeking an off-the-track experience, Bhutan is the place to go. A land-locked country of less than...

Photographers sharing the stoke

"It's my dad to whom I owe my passion for the outdoors, the privilege of learning to ski at a young age, and really...

Paddling the San Juans

By Eric Lucas At first glance the eagle nearby looks like it is perched on the water. It’s an illusion, of course – eagles don’t perch...

Race to Alaska: Port Townsend to Ketchikan by sea, sans motor

Story by Patrick Grubb What kind of boat race makes you leave your engine back home, is tougher than the Iditarod and warns you about...

Weekend Warrior(ing): Finding balance and crossing the line

Story and photo by David Gladish We left Seattle after work at 5 p.m. on a Friday in February, eager to find ice that was...

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