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Two plankers unite! With one of the richest ski cultures outside of Europe, and snow on mountains that stretches for lifetimes, you’ll find great goodness here.

For the past two seasons, Washington student and videographer Mattias Evangelista has skied the slopes and documented the culture of Japan. This four-minute video (seen below) perfectly summarizes…

Skeena Heliskiing just shared a beautiful yet eerie video of what it’s like to float through snow-laden trees, or “snow ghosts” as it refers to them,…

Island Lake Lodge in Fernie just released “Winter of Our Content,” a 22-minute tour de force featuring some of the best skiing in the Kootenay…

Some like to say that the mountains in and around Nelson, BC aren’t that big. The Coast, Revelstoke, the Rockies, Alaska, those are the real…

We here at the Mountain Culture Group wanted to wish everyone out there a big Happy Solstice, and all the other holidays you might celebrate of…

Schweitzer Mountain, the largest ski resort in Idaho, is opening its new $3.5-million “Sky House” summit lodge this Saturday, December 17. Situated at the peak of…

In every issue of Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine, editor-in-chief Mitchell Scott introduces the theme in a column called “SkinTrack.” The latest 15th anniversary issue is all…

The latest Coast Mountain Culture Magazine article about BC’s search-and-rescue program and its funding has sparked media attention. CBC Victoria and CBC Vancouver recently interviewed the story’s author Jeff Davies…

After seeing this classic CBC News footage from 1985 (see vid below) about “smart aleck” snowboarders vs. ski bums, we can’t help but look at the three North…

Update: Scroll down to see “Ascent to Powder – Tale of a Ski Town” in its entirety. On Thursday, October 13 the world will be…

The goal of G3’s latest film series is to encourage watchers to stop watching stuff, get outside and try new things. Called “Step Outside,” the mini-docs are…

Update: Scroll down to the bottom of this blog to see the newly released movies. These days any 14 year old with a smartphone and…

The famous Spearhead Traverse has been confirmed as the site of a hut system that would rival those found in Europe. Construction of the first hut will start in a year.

With corn spitting high up into your nether regions, and a beer or two in your belly, you make turns down a strip of isothermal mush whilst avoiding the menacingly sharp shale.

When four ski mountaineers decided to travel 2,015 kilometres of the Coast Mountain Range, from Vancouver, British Columbia, to Skagway, Alaska, they knew the massive undertaking would…

An ultra-light, compressible insulated layer so versatile you can’t find a reason not to bring it with you. Mountain Hardwear’s Men’s Ghost Whisperer Down Hooded…

Chamonix s’il vous plais. For free y’all. Julbo Eyewear wants to send you on an epic freeski adventure. Say, if the great winter throughout the Canadian…

The other day I attended a costume party (I live in Nelson, BC and those tend to happen a lot) and I donned a pair…

A feature-laden, three-layer technical shell to match the best of them, at an affordable price, the Mountain Hardwear Hellgate jacket pretty much does it all….

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”…