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For those who love to rock, we salute you…with a growing cadre of stories that dive to the hear of one of mountain culture’s most spectacular artforms.

This natural rock arch is easily the most amazing climbing feature in the country. Here are the details of the new 5.7 rock climb on it.

The Leavenworth Mountain Association is hosting the 19th annual Rockfest May 5-6 2018, at Tierra Learning Center in Leavenworth, Washington.

For the second year in a row, Nelson, British Columbia, will host the best rock climbing films of the past year. REEL ROCK 12 will…

With avalanche accident statistics showing the need for increased client-and-guide interaction in decision-making, professional mountain guides are learning new ropes. By Ryan Stuart. Ours was…

Famed mountaineer Fred Beckey passed away peacefully on Monday, October 30 at the age of 94.  In honour of his memory, we reprint this interview…

Dave Gorzitza takes writer Mary McIntyre deep into the frozen world of ice canyoneering, British Columbia’s chilliest fringe sport. Knee-high snowbanks line the Marble Canyon…

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…

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…

Mountain guide David Lussier has spent more time in Valhalla Provincial Park than any other rock climber. Now he’s working on an alpine rock guidebook…

Mia Noblet is a former figure-skating ace who now excels at walking the line. She’s so good, in fact, she set a highline world record a…

In an article by Morgan Dinsdale called “Growing up CMH,” Hannah Sawyer talks about what it’s like to have a mountain guide for a dad. Chances are you…

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…

After what seemed like forever we reached the 500-meter-long Wee Sandy Lake but our ordeal was not yet over. Those 500 meters took us an hour to navigate! That works out to eight metres per minute and we were going hard but the darkness and lack of food had taken its toll.

Nelson-based ACMG guide David Lussier has just published his Whitewater Rocks guidebook – the cliff band that towers over Ymir bowl and looks down upon Whitewater Resort near Nelson, BC.

At this year’s climbing academy we’ve responded to people’s requests for different things so we have the Offwidth Clinic for one and a Big Wall Climbing clinic and an Overnight Bivy Clinic.

If your summer mantra has become “gimme shelter,” then we might have a solution for you. Writer Matt Coté takes the new Mountain Hardwear Ghost…

This feat is the second alpine highline in Canada and the highest in the country at 2700m. The pair decided to call the line “Where the Clouds Can Go” in memory of Conrad Kain, who first climbed the Bugaboo Spire a century ago.

The Mountain Culture Group has just learned that the Kinnaird Bluffs rock climbing area in Castlegar, British Columbia, has been purchased by a group hoping to save…

In a recent article by the Matador Network, three cities in British Columbia and one in Oregon were listed as the world’s best for rock climbing.

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…