Rivers

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They represent the circulatory system of our natural environment. And the PNW happens to have some of the most formidable and pristine rivers on the continent. We celebrate their life and investigate their struggles.

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.

The Felt vs. Rubber-Sole River Test You can cast a fly with a stick, catch a fish with a chunk of hot dog, and spend…

They rule the back eddies of the Pacific Northwest. Known to anglers as a most holy prize, the faithful pursue the feisty steelhead despite their…

Nelson, British Columbia-based filmmaker Jon Long checks in with a look behind the curtain as he takes us through the making of the local segments of…

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 first thing that shines about the Fluid Enduro is how light it is. Compared to even the lightest traditional hiking boots, it feels featherweight….

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…

From the floor of the United Nations to the pages of The New York Times, the Harper Government’s war on research, reason and environmental law…

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…

It was a Cascadian kayaking feat that will never be repeated. How a mad mountain scientist and one seriously sick spaniard unlocked keyhole falls for…

I’m not sure what I did to deserve it. But like Tom Petty sings, even the losers get lucky sometimes. Ski days like this are…

Kootenay kayaker Carl Jacks and his merry band of uber gnarly whitewater addicts dive deep into one of the last un-run rivers in North America….

Thank you to Canoe & Kayak for permission to run this Q&A with the Coast Mountain Culture sponsored Henry Brothers.  By Conor Mihell  On June…

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

Is the economical growth in Canada worth destroying the entire West Coast of Canada? SPOIL – A powerful documentary on the Great Bear Rainforest by…

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…

It was hard not to notice the Red Bull girls staring at Karl. Even though two helicopters buzz about, a herd of snowmobiles come and…

The backwater shred tap is turned on full. Retallack Lodge, Red Bull and Freeride Entertainment have employed the mind blowing skills of the world’s skiing…