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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.

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…

From the icy edge of the Arctic Ocean to the heated protests at Standing Rock, North Dakota, an indigenous photographer attempts to understand the relationship…

From family members to freight, cargo bikes are helping city dwellers get their move on. By Susan Hollis. It’s a touchstone of travel photography: bikes…

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…

Simon Coward of Aquabatics in Calgary is one step closer to creating the equivalent of the popular mountain biking app Trailforks for kayakers and other…

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….

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…