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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.

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.

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…

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…

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.

While Silverstar is known for its downhill trails in its bike park, the goal with Beowulf is to cater to a wider variety of mountain-bike styles.

At this year’s climbing academy we’ve responded to people’s requests for different things so we have the Offwidth Clinic for one and a Big Wall Climbing clinic and an Overnight Bivy Clinic.

Michael Christie’s coming-of-age juggernaut, If I Fall, If I Die, pulls readers into the suffocating headspace of an agoraphobic mother and her son.

This feat is the second alpine highline in Canada and the highest in the country at 2700m. The pair decided to call the line “Where the Clouds Can Go” in memory of Conrad Kain, who first climbed the Bugaboo Spire a century ago.

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…

The famous Spearhead Traverse has been confirmed as the site of a hut system that would rival those found in Europe. Construction of the first hut will start in a year.

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