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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 world of mountain culture has lost a pioneer entrepreneur. Whistler’s Chris Prior, founder of Prior Ski and Snowboard Manufacturing, passed away suddenly on Sunday,…

Simon Coward of Aquabatics in Calgary is spearheading a project to create the equivalent of the popular mountain biking app Trailforks for paddling. Simon Coward…

In the wake of the tragic news about Hayden Kennedy’s death, we reflect on how he lived with conviction and confidence, all while avoiding the…

In August 2016 four generations of mountain biking’s finest set out to raft Canada’s famous Tatshenshini River. A film about their adventure drops next week….

Back in the era of teeters, skinnies and rickety ramps galore, mountain-bike stunts defined the sport’s bombast and balls. Now mere forest phantoms, their skeletons…

We asked our art director to wear the Mountain Hardwear Absolute Zero Mitts in a cold environment. So he took them to the highest peak…

Two men from Kimberley, British Columbia, have successfully traversed the entire Purcell mountain range on foot. They covered about 280 kilometres in 24 days. The…

One of the most beautiful backcountry ski movies of all time is about to drop and Coast Mountain Culture magazine is proud to be a…

Last summer he ran across the Valhallas in a day. This year, Chris Rowat set his sights higher and summited Mount Logan, which, at 5959…

On August 22, 2017, two Nelson, British Columbia, residents successfully completed a circumnavigation of Mulvey Basin in Valhalla Provincial Park, bagging all 13 peaks. Vince…

This past Spring, four backcountry skiers travelled the Waddington Divide Traverse, from Bluff Lake (about 250km south-east of Bella Coola) to the Pacific Ocean at…

Whistler Mountain Bike Park has just confirmed it will be adding 15 kilometres of new trail to its Creekside Zone by June 2018. After many years…

In July 2017 Tofino surf photographer Marcus Paladino did a takeover of the Coast Mountain Culture Instagram account and the pics were stunning. During the…

Two men from Kimberley, British Columbia, plan to traverse the entire Purcell mountain range on foot. They expect to cover the 280 kilometres and 25,000…

Singletrack 6, a mountain bike event that runs over six days in various communities in Western Canada, was held in the West Kootenays for the…

Singletrack 6, a mountain bike event that runs over six days in various communities in Western Canada, is coming to some of our favourite towns…

In the recent issue of Kootenay Mountain Culture magazine we wrote about the strange story of Castlegar, British Columbia, angler Denis Woodcox who landed what…

Discriminated against for decades, Bolivia’s indigenous Aymara women were once bound to lives as servants. But one group has risen from oppression, reaching new heights…

Seventeen-year-old Finn Steiner has just completed a solo circumnavigation of Vancouver Island via kayak making him the youngest person to ever do so. Stephanie Brown…

Two months ago we wrote about three adventurers who planned to paddle kayaks from Prince Rupert, British Columbia to Skagway, Alaska with their skis. They’ve…