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The first pages in Coast Mountain Culture Magazine contain shorter stories that quip about beer and bikes, highlight people and places, and explore eclectic issues and ideas. Anything goes in Westside.

An Oregon startup called the Renewal Workshop is seeking to cultivate the next sustainability movement one blown-out zipper at a time. Story by Geoff Nudelman….

Mia Noblet is a former figure-skating ace who now excels at walking the line. She’s so good, in fact, she set a highline world record a…

Two years ago we wrote about how one Revelstoke company had invented a long-line rack for heli-biking. Now, Whistler-based Blackcomb Aviation has devised another kind…

Fifteen years ago, dachshunds and biologists teamed up to save Haida Gwaii from invasive species. This is what happens when wiener dogs attack. Liberal hunting…

Vancouver’s urban dwellers find a way to access fresh seafood for free, and barely out of the downtown core. Andrew Stegemann describes how to stand…

A coastal boy to the core, Steve “Chainsaw” Smith led the next generation of Canadian mountain bikers. But tragedy struck on May 10, 2016 when…

Russell Henry, a kayaking explorer from Victoria, British Columbia, has just embarked on an 800-kilometre expedition from Prince Rupert to Skagway, Alaska. Stephanie Brown reports. May…

Many First Nations communities in British Columbia are embracing the Aboriginal Youth Bike Program and developing new singletrack mountain bike trails with the goal of bringing kids…

Meet the Millers. They farm potatoes. And now they’re farming beer too. Writer Lisa Richardson digs in. The first thing Brenda Miller said when she…

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.

Two Victoria, British Columbia, brothers tackle a continent-to-continent kayaking adventure, from the amazon to the edge of North America. Darren Davidson shares their story. Exhausted…

Tofino’s progressive raincoast education society keeps kids curious about our coastlines.

Evolving from its grassroots groove, the Squamish Mountain Fest celebrates a decade of rock, with a new move or two. Now y’all can get way…

It was a Cascadian kayaking feat that will never be repeated. How a mad mountain scientist and one seriously sick spaniard unlocked keyhole falls for…

What do riding bikes through the cornfields of Ontario, skateboarding the streets of Vancouver and a family road trip through the Pacific Northwest have in…

This story originally appeared in the summer 2013 “Home Issue” of Coast Mountain Culture.  The atmosphere is ebullient and nervous. Floating on their knees, seven…

This story first appeared in Coast Mountain Culture‘s Home Issue, Summer 2013. When Squamish-based photographer Dave Humphreys had his office broken into and $50,000 of…