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The legends, both past and present. From climbing pioneer Conrad Kain to Patagonia founder Yvonne Chouinard. Gerry Lopez, Travis Rice, Craig Kelly, Ruedi Beglinger and more. Find interviews and profiles on mountain culture icons from around the world.

Since trading her wheels for reels, former Canadian mountain-bike star Darcy Turenne is keeping pace with the film world’s most discerning tastes. Chomping down tacos…

Peter Rowat is one of the most important pioneers to ever set rubber-clad feet in the Valhallas. He now lives in California but recently he…

The Quran, Torah, Bhagavad Gita and the Bible: they’re all scripture that continues to shape and give meaning to Earth’s civilizations. But to some, “holy”…

For those of you in the Kootenays, starting right now, you’re going to start seeing issues of Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine – Issue 28 show up…

Nothing defines a mountain man like good ol’ cranial shag CHICK REPELLENT. Monasheep. Mullet 180. Amish bling-bling. Whatever you call it, jaw moss is to…

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…

Last summer, undeterred by torrential rain and springing ground water, Kurt Sorge opened some of the craziest bike jumps ever built to an elite cast…

Mark your calendars — the Arc’teryx Climbing Academy in Squamish, BC is happening July 10-12, 2015!

This evocative multi-touch e-book is a fascinating and interactive foray into Mount Everest culture told by two of Canada’s most eminent mountaineers. Pat Morrow, who…

The always adventurous Will Gadd just launched this cool little video about his lifestyle for the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival. We’re sponsors of…

PRESS RELEASE: Bjarne Salen and Endlessflow Films proudly presents a new documentary film ‘Dream Line’. The 1 hour documentary explores the merging of the dreamworld…

“Holt showed me how awesome mountain biking could be. He let me, a 15-year-old punk, tag along on group rides up Idaho Peak or Rossland,…

Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine had the incredible privilege of being present at the Red Bull Supernatural snowboarding event this past Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at…

A modern don of the proton? Or a freethinking flake? Is former Whistler ski bum and self-schooled savant Nassim Haramein brilliant enough to save the…

Nelson, BC resident, and mega talented artist Scott Dickson has teamed up with the forces of nature to let loose a windfall of art to…

Sherpas Cinema recently tag-teamed with Salomon Freeski TV to document a band of energetically youthful septuagenarians as they log reams of powder at Nelson’s famed…