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Need we say more. Those big giant things alive with rock fall and avalanche, where kinetic energy dances with our euphorias and fears.

Kicking Horse Coffee began as a tiny, two-person operation in an Invermere garage in 1996. It’s since become a multi-million-dollar global business. We chat with co-founder and CEO Elana Rosenfeld about the biz of the bean.

Alberta resident and mountain lover Andrew Doyle happened to be in the right place at the right time to snap this classic photo of a napping grizzly bear. Here’s how the shot came to be.

Second only to oil as the world’s most-craved commodity, coffee brims with both a rich and a dark history. Lovers of mountain life, in particular, can seem to get enough. So why our enduring jones for java?

Patrick Lucas is the founder of British Columbia’s Aboriginal Youth Mountain Bike Program. In this article he describes how mountain biking has impacted the Simpcw First Nation, the People of the Thompson River.

One of the Purcell Mountains’ most gruelling and historically significant multi-day hiking routes gets some love. By Dave Quinn. In the early days of European…

This natural rock arch is easily the most amazing climbing feature in the country. Here are the details of the new 5.7 rock climb on it.

Patrick Lucas is the founder of British Columbia’s Aboriginal Youth Mountain Bike Program, which we are huge fans of. This is the first in a series by him about the importance of this ground-breaking program.

Four Nelson, British Columbia, residents have successfully skied what appears to be a new line off Mt Brennan in the Goat Range. Here are the details.

From Calgary to the Coast Range, the Achenbach family has helped guide snowboarding’s rise across Canada and the world. By Louis Bockner and Darren Davidson….

For snowboarders, surfers and skaters on the Pacific’s edge, it’s a triple decker affair of the art. Words by Mikey Nixon. Photos by Erin Hogue….

It was a trip that didn’t happen. To a peak that you shan’t know. This is the tentative, untapped and newly cooperative world of backcountry…

Mountain Seymour, the Spearhead, sky-high snow patches in summer: whatever the mission the Traslin brothers of Vancouver, British Columbia, are all in. By Steven Threndyle….

The Canuck Splitfest will be celebrating its 8th season this weekend from Jan 12-14th. We chatted with the event’s Emilie de Crombrugghe to find out…

Numinous won Powder magazine’s “Ski Film of the Year” award. But what exactly does “Numinous” mean? In an effort to explain, the athletes and crew…

With avalanche accident statistics showing the need for increased client-and-guide interaction in decision-making, professional mountain guides are learning new ropes. By Ryan Stuart. Ours was…

Famed mountaineer Fred Beckey passed away peacefully on Monday, October 30 at the age of 94.  In honour of his memory, we reprint this interview…

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….

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,…

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:…

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….