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Everything from skiing to snowboarding, mountain biking to climbing, fly-fishing to endurance running, sailing, surfing, skateboarding–mountain culture knows no bounds when it comes to the interplay between human beings and the world around us. From iconic athletes to savvy inventors, photographers and filmmakers, we love to dive deep into sport.

The new Digging For Galena mountain bike film featuring Graham Agassiz lands today. We check in with writer/director Mitchell Scott to find out what inspired him to compare mining…

The 11th Annual Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Festival is February 24-26 at Whitewater Ski Resort this year and to celebrate over a decade of awesome, we…

A lot of people may not realize just how many pro athletes RED Mountain and Rossland have been cranking out over the years. This latest…

The Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival is celebrating its 20th Anniversary with one of the best line-ups of films & speakers ever. Watch the sneak…

Mount Baldy, that definitive grassroots BC ski resort located near Oliver, has gotten a new lease on life. Here’s the tale of its recent resurrection. Nick…

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…

It’s the end of an era: after 41 years the Summit Chair at Whitewater Ski Resort near Nelson, British Columbia will be replaced. The quaint…

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…

The 11th annual Red Bull Rampage mountain bike freeride event returned to its roots with all-natural features (no wood) and sicker, smoother, steeper lines. Here are some of…

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…

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

Dads get a bad rap. Have a look at the mainstream media these days and all you see are Homers or Escobars. Which is why this…