Jimmie Spencer of Vernon, British Columbia, championed the high aims of Canada’s ski resort industry for over 30 years. He passed away earlier this week.

There are 12 different styles of the sport of climbing. Do you know them all? Here’s a list of the various disciplines within the sport. 

Red Mountain and the Columbia Basin Trust have announced a partnership to construct a new hostel at the base of the resort.

A former Navy SEAL reins in mustangs and the Montana wilderness, hoping to bring peace to veterans still alone at war.

The Tour de Whatcom bike ride returns to Whatcom County in Washington State on July 21, 2018. Enjoy a ride that takes in everything from Mt Baker to Puget Sound.

With a deadly disease creeping westward, scientists and government are throwing a lifeline to the bats of Glacier National Park and beyond.

The Toby Creek Whitewater Kayak Festival returns this month to the East Kootenays, July 27-29, with a cash prize purse of over $3,000.

Writer Jules Torti revisits a quintessential yukon how-to manual: The Lost Whole Moose Catalogue. Her findings? The good book’s Great White North knowledge holds true today in a world yearning for homesteads and the homemade.

Third-Generation Carver Ryan Scoular of Whistler, British Columbia, is a chip off the old block. By Lisa Richardson.

Flights that always land. Fish that fly. A high-minded hub of academia, culture and nature. KMC futurist Fletcher Fitzgibbon touches down in the Kootenay’s next supercity.

For 85-year-old Squamish climber “Big Jim” Sinclair, the last half century has been all up hill. Meet the man behind such area classics as “Diedre” and “Merci Me.”

Kicking Horse Coffee began as a tiny, two-person operation in an Invermere garage in 1996. It’s since become a multi-million-dollar global business. We chat with co-founder and CEO Elana Rosenfeld about the biz of the bean.

Alberta resident and mountain lover Andrew Doyle happened to be in the right place at the right time to snap this classic photo of a napping grizzly bear. Here’s how the shot came to be.

Second only to oil as the world’s most-craved commodity, coffee brims with both a rich and a dark history. Lovers of mountain life, in particular, can seem to get enough. So why our enduring jones for java?

Watch the latest film by the BC Bike Race, “The Journey,” which captures the 2017 event and the suffering and joy that exists in riding 300 kms of singletrack in British Columbia.

New-school provisioners of Japan’s elixir extraordinaire, sake, are growing roots – and rice – from California to Vancouver.

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