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It’s a monumentally tenuous relationship in this day and age. The environment is what both sustains us and inspires us. In the mountains our natural surroundings are visibly alive, full of inspiration and danger, beauty and catastrophe. We explore everything from animals to geology, the weather to wilderness.

Today in Vancouver Arc’teryx, Destination BC and Northern BC Tourism are giving a sneak peak at their new Hut Magic virtual reality backcountry ski experience….

Dave Gorzitza takes writer Mary McIntyre deep into the frozen world of ice canyoneering, British Columbia’s chilliest fringe sport. Knee-high snowbanks line the Marble Canyon…

The world of mountain culture has lost a pioneer entrepreneur. Whistler’s Chris Prior, founder of Prior Ski and Snowboard Manufacturing, passed away suddenly on Sunday,…

Simon Coward of Aquabatics in Calgary is spearheading a project to create the equivalent of the popular mountain biking app Trailforks for paddling. Simon Coward…

Splitting his time between Vernon, the Monashees and Williams Lake, dual motorsport star Brock Hoyer finds himself a gold medal atop throttle-twisters’ coolest new tool:…

Two months ago we posted a mystery about a wolf sculpture made from driftwood near the Oyster River on Vancouver Island. Today the mystery is…

In August 2016 four generations of mountain biking’s finest set out to raft Canada’s famous Tatshenshini River. A film about their adventure drops next week….

Back when Fernie, British Columbia, lay beneath a shallow sea, giant carnivorous squid were amongst the prehistoric killers. One of them never left. Some things…

In an effort to reach those whose souls were taken by the ocean, Japan’s phone of the wind is helping tsunami survivors carry on. Where…

Two men from Kimberley, British Columbia, have successfully traversed the entire Purcell mountain range on foot. They covered about 280 kilometres in 24 days. The…

This past summer, while driving around British Columbia on vacation, you likely spotted the bright orange signs set up at pull-outs on various highways that…

Last summer he ran across the Valhallas in a day. This year, Chris Rowat set his sights higher and summited Mount Logan, which, at 5959…

On August 22, 2017, two Nelson, British Columbia, residents successfully completed a circumnavigation of Mulvey Basin in Valhalla Provincial Park, bagging all 13 peaks. Vince…

Fernie Brewing Company is celebrating a new tasting room as well as a kick-ass Trail to Ale Challenge. It’s been a big year for the…

This past Spring, four backcountry skiers travelled the Waddington Divide Traverse, from Bluff Lake (about 250km south-east of Bella Coola) to the Pacific Ocean at…

Whistler Mountain Bike Park has just confirmed it will be adding 15 kilometres of new trail to its Creekside Zone by June 2018. After many years…

In July 2017 Tofino surf photographer Marcus Paladino did a takeover of the Coast Mountain Culture Instagram account and the pics were stunning. During the…

Two men from Kimberley, British Columbia, plan to traverse the entire Purcell mountain range on foot. They expect to cover the 280 kilometres and 25,000…

Coast Mountain Culture senior writer Jeff Davies is in the process of researching an article for a future issue about forest fires and their future…

In this article, Aq’am Chief Joe Pierre describes in detail Qat’muk in the East Kootenays and what this sacred place means to him and the…