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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.

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…

Documenting a surfing journey deep into the wilds of BC’s Great Bear Rainforest, this adventure/environmental documentary looks at one of the most pristine locations in…

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…

It is being hailed as one of the best ski films ever made. Produced by Sherpas Cinema, which has roots in the Rockies, Kootenays and…

Check out the Table of Contents for Coast Mountain Culture’s inaugural In Deep Issue. Part of what differentiates CMC from other magazines is our dedicated…

Entombed by ice, lost souls and legendary allure, the Cascades’ greatest peak has defined the Pacific Northwest’s history and horizon for centuries. Protected by John…

RIDE THE ENLIGHTENING! Retallack and Cat Sass offer exclusive women’s mountain biking retreat with Lindsey Voreis and Lorraine Blancher Retallack – the world acclaimed backcountry…

Retallack – the world acclaimed backcountry catskiing destination, and Riley McIntosh – previous founder of Rilor Wilderness, renowned trail builder and mountain biker (and KMC…

Leah Evans: Skiing Her Way to Change by Clare Peacock, photo by Jessica Robinson Only two months into our calendar year and it seems that…

This upcoming Saturday Feb 5th, Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine, along with the North Columbia Environmental Society, and the Columbia Basin Trust are presenting an evening…

We all love a good snow storm. This short film captures the essence of the big one like no other we’ve ever seen before. No…

An inspiring footage highlighting and inspiring film about an inspiring guy. David Suzuki, our most visible environmental advocate, is the subject of a National Film…

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…

There’s new lifts and area expansion happening all over the Kootenay’s these days, check out this press release from Golden’s Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. It…