MBE Summer 2019

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Mt. Baker Slush Cup: The pond skim emulated around the world

By Oliver Lazenby Historic photos courtesy of Marshall Lockman Deep, wet snow, steep terrain and pond skimming: A few years after the first ski lift came...

Survive your first Tofino surf trip

Photos and tips by Marcus Paladino Tofino-based photographer Marcus Paladino isn’t giving away his spots, but he has some helpful tips for a first trip...

Summer 2019 photo gallery

Three hikes in the Canadian North Cascades

Story and photos by Stephen Hui For Vancouverites, the Coast Mountains north of the city are celebrated for rugged trails and wild views. Perhaps lesser...

Stretching after texting, typing, driving and mountain biking too

By Luca Williams Since we were kids, my brother and I have had our own private war: the computer versus the trees. Our family owned...

Escape to the Southern Gulf Islands

Story and photos by Lisa Pulsifer Washington state residents know the San Juan Islands are a must-visit destination. They also know the San Juan island...

Solo Adventuring: Experience the joy of going it alone

By Jenny Schmidt A few years ago, faced with a complicated and emotional decision, I knew I needed some solo time. I loaded my bicycle on...

Ski to Sea is for lovers

Meet the married couples who met at Ski to Sea By Oliver Lazenby Since 1973, Ski to Sea has been introducing people to new things: new...

Wild summer plants to balance the state of the season

By Jacqueline Thompson The Cascades truly blossom into their namesake in summer, as water rushes from glaciated peaks to feed the land and wild plants....

News briefs and feedback, summer 2019

Newsroom Notes big and small from around the region Western Washington has a wolf pack Western Washington officially has a wolf pack for the first time in...