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The PNW is home to thousands of lakes. Some big, some small, but they all play a huge role in why this place is so special. Plus, fish are rad.

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…

How does a London composer become one of the most talented landscape photographers in the West Kootenays? We chat with Robert Neufeld to find out.

By Mitchell Scott From afar it looks like a log with a motor on it. Like a kid has stolen his dad’s outboard and mounted…

As long as an alligator and with the hide of a prehistoric pachyderm, she has lurked the Kootenay River system since before World War I….

When you need dry, light and durable in the river When it’s too cold to wet wade, yet too warm for the full protection of…

The baseline of the Kootenay freshwater life cycle is populated by millions of one particularly beautiful yet hardy fish: the trout. Close relative to both…

A collection of essays from Coast Mountain Culture’s writers that explores how science supports our bodies as we play in the outdoors. Your baby did…

With elusive funding and mountains of data required for hypothesis, who can afford the science needed to solve our world’s problems? Maybe you. Born from…

When I head to the river, which has evolved into 50 days per season, I’m 40 kilometres from home, out of cell range, and deep…

S’up yo? They’re flat but evidently phat. Can you guess what the continent’s fastest growing sport is? According to a 2013 report by the Outdoor…

Thank the great weather spirits there’s been a change in the, um, weather. It was beginning to feel like a month long repeat of Groundhog…

Check out this unreal spread for our Summer Gallery. Both shots are from the one and only, Ryan Creary.

Our Art Director loves his history. He recently found this very comprehensive site exploring the sternwheelers of Kootenay Lake. At one time the waterway was…

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…

Although located in the central Monashees (normally a non-Kootenay zone), Sol Mountain Lodge‘s owner Aaron Cooperman proclaims that his luxury backcountry skiing chalet does indeed…