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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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...

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Chill Out in Chilliwack – A weekend guide

Not every outdoor adventure needs to be hardcore...

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Postcard: Greetings from Walla Walla

We are bumping along Jasper Mountain Road in the Blue Mountains east of Walla Walla when our guide, Mike, slows the vehicle to a stop...

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Best Bests for Burgers and Beer in Bellingham

Bellingham is a craft beer town, no doubt. We also happen to love well-crafted food, and hamburgers are no exception...