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It is the process that shapes the rules and boundaries of our society. We dive in, but we don’t do it boring.

Outdoor Retailer has pulled the plug on Salt Lake City. Led by brands like Patagonia, The North Face, and Arc’teryx who are upset with the State…

Cascadia. It’s not Canada. It’s not America. It’s … better? Given the current political climate of soon-to-be “Trump Nation,” there is a very real movement…

Longtime Whistler business owner, Joey Houssian, who operates The Adventure Group out of Cougar Mountain, an outdoor paradise that offers zipline, treetop, rafting, RZR, snowmobile and…

Long before Europeans landed on these shores, the Cascadian Subduction Zone has terrified denizens of the Pacific Northwest. The region has endured six earthquakes of…

Photographs by Steve Ogle Launched in 1990 and anchored by oil and gas revenues, Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global is the world’s richest sovereign wealth…

Because weather does her own thang, and really, why should we even care? Words: Mitchell Scott   Photo: Bruno Long

For over 25 years, a fight has been raging in the heart of British Columbia’s Purcell Mountains. The proposed construction of Jumbo Glacier Resort in the…

Only two years ago, interior British Columbia’s outdoor marijuana industry was the underground economic driver few talked about but many profited from. Today, BC’s green…

Coming to theatres Oct 2015 – Patagonia presents Jumbo Wild – a gripping, hour-long documentary film by Sweetgrass Productions that tells the true story of…

He’s done with this place. The fickle weather. The giant smallness of it. Everywhere he goes, it seems, there’s a requisite hug, a wave, the…

A Norwegian mountain town long cloaked in shadow finally sees the light. Funded by local donations, assorted government grants, and sizeable funds from Norsk Hydro—the…

From the floor of the United Nations to the pages of The New York Times, the Harper Government’s war on research, reason and environmental law…

From Incan empires to Escobar and Obama, the coca plant has for centuries been deeply rooted in religion, industry and war. Coveted since ancient times…

For those who love winter in the high mountains, loss of snow, increased probability of avalanches and melting glaciers are all fearsome outcomes of climate…

A modern don of the proton? Or a freethinking flake? Is former Whistler ski bum and self-schooled savant Nassim Haramein brilliant enough to save the…

The following is an exerpt from Seth Godin’s blog. As KMC begins to emerge as a voice for mountain culture thinkers around the world, this…

Two of the Kootenays most famous athletes might not be in the Stanley Cup Playoffs this year, but they’ve certainly been there before, with great…