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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.

“The Book of Mountains 3D” – a new film about skiing from Action Brothers, now in 3D! The film stars Ivan Oleynik, Ivan Malakhov, Nicholas…

Two Nelson adventurers have entered the history books by becoming the first people to complete a self-propelled adventure to the summit of Gimli Peak in…

Cariboo Mountain Culture Unveiled in Wells The 6h annual 7 Summits Bike and Hike Challenge begins on September 15. It starts by cycling up the Main Street of…

Despite the underwhelming winter of 2011-12, in which snowfall reached near record lows and unstable avalanche conditions,the Powderwhores were able to make the most of…

A warm plate of lingonberry, potatoes, and meat beckons to my knife and fork. A plate of comfort food, even. But, I haven’t traveled all…

Ski touring in the first week of April is always a good move. Long days, reliably cold temps, convective flurries, and a deep (usually) stable…

    When I see the words “athletic fit” on a product tag, I get scared. Too many après beers and a lust for good food…

Writer Vince Shuley reports on the upcoming KMC sponsored Kootenay Coldsmoke Festival this weekend at Whitewater Winter Resort. Check out his article in the Whistler-based…

We here at KMC recently had the good fortune of getting an advanced sample of the new Quintic 28 backcountry ski/snowboard pack from Arc’teryx. While…

Outdoor Research Sidecountry Sessions Episode 2 takes the tiny house crew South to Colorado San Juans, where they find grassroots ambassador Steve Mead. Silverton, Colorado…

The Sherpascinema showcase the perfect escape from the city,  Mica Heli Skiing and Island Lake Catsking. The video presents what we all dream about, beautiful…

  Check out Robin O’Neils winning slideshow which was shot in 3 consecutive days under tough conditions. The slide show documents the best of Whistler’s…

We ran into this little tow-able gem in the parking lot of Whitewater Winter Resort this past weekend. Seems like they’ve been on quite the…

“The Future of Snowboarding” is set to blow minds and set new benchmarks this February at Nelson, BC’s Baldface Lodge. Spearheaded by one of the…

Heliskiing is one of those dream like experiences we all wish we could do at some point in our lives. It’s the manifestation of those…

Check out this epic re-edited segment of James Heim shredding BC mountains from Matchstick Productions. Quality action from the homeland.

We here at Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine would like to put out a big giant snow filled hug to everyone who’s been a part of…

Spend an average of 120+ days in the mountains every winter as a heli ski guide, and you see a lot of sh*t. Not only…

Spend an average of 120+ days in the mountains every winter as a heli-ski guide and you see a lot of sh*t. Not only that,…

This comes from a reader who’s been keeping troops abroad connected to the mountains via KMC. Thanks for the letter Barb! “KMC magazine has been…