FBET – In the News

We explore the less traveled and lesser known destinations. We test gear in with “extreme prejudice”.  We serve, protect, assist, develop and improve.  The articles here are about the team, our work, our travels and outdoor school. We invite you to enjoy – the Great Lakes less traveled.

“CEO Magazine” for our “extreme” gear test of an awesome watch.

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Gear test of a high quality timepiece from Haigh and Hastings of Australia.

 

Radio for Divas – Larri and Amy discuss the life changing experience of the “From Here to There Women’s Expedition.” The radio spot took place on March 31st, 2015 on Radio for Divas with Kathey Batey. Listen in and see what it means to “Go Farther”.

 

Lowell Ledger – Volunteers Clear the Way for Trails To Connect – Fortune Bay has been involved with helping to expand and build the North Country National Scenic Trail for almost a decade.   For the first time in our history, Expedition Leader Robin Hutsko, created a public expedition to help build the trail network in western Michigan.  As most of the volunteers realized, building a trail of national significance is hard work.  Click on picture for the story.

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WZZM 13 – Morning News – Tim “Reaper” Hower expertly shares his knowledge, Fortune Bay Style, with Meteorologist Alana Nehring in preparation for her on air test for land navigation.  This was a “crash course” and Reaper represents with awesomeness in prepareing Alana with the knowledge, advice and skills.  The course is sponsored through Kent County Search and Rescue, FBET provides the material, instructors, support and gives the class for the Kent County SAR.  Click on the picture to go to the story.

 

WZZM 13 – Morning News – Meteorologist Alana Nehring tries her hand at our practical/field portion of our land navigation class sponsored through Kent County Search and Rescue.  Pathfinder does his thing (being critical of students).  Click on the picture to go to the story.

 

Pure Michigan Connect – Article of the Pirates of the Archipelago Expedition of Garden Island in Lake Michigan

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Grand Rapids Press – Article about the Director and the “Merry Band of Adventurers”.

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 Pure Michigan – Article about a fall mountain bike trip on the White Pine Trail.

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Pure Michigan – Pathfinder’s 300 mile solo expedition from Mackinaw to Grand Island.  This Solo Expedition is required for all Master Expedition Leaders.

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