Brandon Fralic

Brandon Fralic

Trails, Ales, and Travel Writer

Pacific Northwest outdoors, craft beer, and travel writer. Hiking + beer blogger at Beers at the Bottom. Author to be.

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Washington Trails Northwest Weekend: Long Beach

Southwest Washington is a bright destination for hikes, craft beer and plenty of stunning ocean views...

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Washington Trails: Hike Hut to Hut on the Sunshine Coast

Along the rugged coastline between Howe Sound and the coastal mountain range of
British Columbia, hikers come from all over the world to check out the Sunshine Coast Trail...

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Northwest Travel Magazine



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Seasonal Beers in Bellingham: Summer 2017

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: summer is (finally, officially) here. And it’s bringing barrels of brews along with it...

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Happy, Healthy Far-Out trails on BC’s Sunshine Coast hut system

Jesse shifts the Yukon into park and says, “Hold on, I think this might be the Hill of Death...

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NW Trails: Gorge on Ales and Trails along the Columbia River ...

As seasonal blooms and waterfalls spring forth at winter’s end, many outdoor enthusiasts head for the Columbia River Gorge...

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6 Summer Beer Gardens Around Bellingham and Whatcom County

After spending much of the last several months in hibernation, I’m pleased to announce that summer has finally arrived...

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Ski to Sea: Where to Celebrate with Bellingham Beer - Bellingham ...

Ski to Sea — Whatcom County’s epic Memorial Day Weekend race — takes place May 28, 2017...

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How Hikers Can Combat Climate Change

If we don’t act to protect our beloved wild spaces, they’ll be forever altered or lost entirely...

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The Growing Relationship Between Screen Time and Your Favorite ...

There’s an increased connection between nature and technology, but how far is too far?

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Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail to Stehekin, Washington

Northwest Travel and Life Magazine, January + February 2017

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Your Guide to Bellingham Beer Week 2017

It’s April, and Bellingham is bursting at the seams with beer buzz. Bellingham Beer Week 2017 takes place April 21 – 29!

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6 Spring Beer Releases in Bellingham and Whatcom County ...

It was a chilly winter here in Whatcom County — one of the coldest on record...

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Rounding Up Bellingham’s Craft Brewery Scene

So much beer, so little time...

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Menace Brewing: The Fountain District’s Neighborhood Brewery

Bellingham’s Fountain District has been devoid of a neighborhood watering hole for far too long...