MBE Winter 2012 / 2013

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Shredding Ready

    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...

SOS

  Program gets kids on the mountain Story and photo by Patrick Kennedy Snowboard Outreach Society (SOS) began in 1993 in Colorado and is now active in more than...

Great Reads

BUY LOCAL. Support your local bookseller.   Mountain Travel & Rescue by National Ski Patrol Written by experts, this manual is designed to help snowsport enthusiasts succeed in...

Vertical Ice

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...

Flying High

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...

Mt. Baker High

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

Avalanche Awareness

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...

Mountain Man Duncan Howat

A conversation with Duncan Howat, Mt. Baker Ski Area general managerBy Pat Grubb  Photos by Grant Gunderson and Patrick GrubbIf you spend any time at...

Eagle Watch

 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...

Blue T Lodge Open

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...