Well, if there was ever a time to get outside and away from it all…. Summer in the Coast Mountains is about ditching the rat race and hiking, paddling, driving, or pedaling for hours to climb into Mother Nature’s bosom, pitch a tent, and bask in the silence, solitude, beauty, and adventure that only she can provide. Forging into the wild is an ingrained human trait, and it takes a well-prepared mind to assemble the right gear, read the forecasts, study the maps, and stay alert in the random entropy of the natural world. —Feet Banks
Self-portrait. SHANE ROY
Riders: Uwe Homm and Dan Khan. Location: Squamish, BC. BEN HAGGAR
Humpback whale breach, Great Bear Rainforest. KYLE SMITH
Squamish Estuary. CHRIS CHRISTIE
Cheakamus Canyon. CASEY DUBOIS
From ML Coast Mountains, summer ’20.
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