Welcome to a digital storytelling space focused wholly on mountain culture. That beautiful and fascinating interplay between human beings and one of the most inspiring, challenging and creative landscapes on Earth.

These days any 14 year old with a smartphone and a computer can create a half-decent ski movie. It’s not enough anymore to show pros huckin’ huge – we need great storytelling, mind-blowing visuals and a huge amount of stoke. And with its last instalment of “A Skier’s Journey,” Arc’teryx looks like it’s going to deliver exactly that….

Mountain Culture Group caught up with Nelson, BC, local Jon Langille while he was resting in Bend, Oregon after a week of being on the road. At that time he had travelled over 900 kilometres, had endured 60km/hr headwinds and 7 flat tires. Amazingly he was in great spirits!

Positioned eight kilometres from downtown Revelstoke (as the crow flies) the new lodge is located on eight acres and will feature 12 bedrooms, dining room, full bar, massage rooms, gear drying and tuning rooms, an in-ground hot tub with views of Mt Begbie and a private heli-pad.

Nelson-based ACMG guide David Lussier has just published his Whitewater Rocks guidebook – the cliff band that towers over Ymir bowl and looks down upon Whitewater Resort near Nelson, BC.

For the first time in the 19-year history of the Shambhala Music Festival, tickets have sold out in less than a day.

The Mountain Hardwear Scrambler RT 35 OutDry Backpack is tough, comfortable and light, and comes at a fair price given it’ll likely last you 10 years.

Festival season is almost at a close across the Kootenays, but the sweet sounds of summer are still ringing between our ears as we whisk toward winter. One of the more underdog events we at Mountain Culture Group got to take in just a week and half ago took place in the rugged little hamlet of Golden, British…

At his cable-tow wakeboard park called Permacation, Mike Ennen has founded his own chill spot far away from the sunny settings of wakeboarding’s more fair-weather followers.

Set to host their 20th Anniversary August 11-14, 2017, and coming off one of the most talked about and celebrated events in their history, the Shambhala Music Festival is set to launch their online ticket sales on Sept 1, 2016. You can read all about prices and the details of the launch HERE. The move…

They braved a route that stretched nearly 1,000 kilometres through scree, snow, mud and all-but-murderous terrain. On foot. Two ultrarunners and a photographer chronicle the state of one of North America’s largest intact ecosystems.

If your summer mantra has become “gimme shelter,” then we might have a solution for you. Writer Matt Coté takes the new Mountain Hardwear Ghost UL 2 tent for a spin and proves a man’s tent can, indeed, be his castle. At 1.16 kilograms, Mountain Hardwear’s Ghost UL 2 Tent weighs only marginally more than…

This grassroots festival showcases some of the best emerging artists in Canada via multiple stages and will include headliners Bright Light Social Hour from Austin Texas.

Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine is proud to be a presenting sponsor at the Wapiti Music Festival, scheduled to go this weekend, Aug 12-13 in beautiful Fernie, British Columbia. Entering its sixth year, Wapiti plays host to a diverse collection of different music, including the likes of EDM superstars The Funk Hunters, and more local folk/rock…

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