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Snowboarding, noboarding, splitboarding, we cover them all–from the sport’s superstars to its most iconic destinations.

From Calgary to the Coast Range, the Achenbach family has helped guide snowboarding’s rise across Canada and the world. By Louis Bockner and Darren Davidson….

Who has a richer life: Whistler’s wealthy and worldly or woodworker and dad of one Zeke Helliwell? Depends how you look at it. Photos and…

For snowboarders, surfers and skaters on the Pacific’s edge, it’s a triple decker affair of the art. Words by Mikey Nixon. Photos by Erin Hogue….

It was a trip that didn’t happen. To a peak that you shan’t know. This is the tentative, untapped and newly cooperative world of backcountry…

If you’ve ever spent time as a hut keeper at a ski or hiking lodge, you have to read this great poem recently penned by…

The 12th Annual Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Festival is coming February 23-25. Here’s what you can expect from the event. From February 23 to 25 Whitewater…

The Canuck Splitfest will be celebrating its 8th season this weekend from Jan 12-14th. We chatted with the event’s Emilie de Crombrugghe to find out…

Today in Vancouver Arc’teryx, Destination BC and Northern BC Tourism are giving a sneak peak at their new Hut Magic virtual reality backcountry ski experience….

Our art director was headed to the highest mountain in Canada and we wanted him to look good and see good. So we gave him…

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,…

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…

We asked our online editor to wear Smartwool base layers for an entire week while on a backcountry ski trip. He was instructed never to remove…

Professional snowboarder Austin Smith lived in his fire truck at Mt. Bachelor this past ski season. In this video he describes what it was like….

Kaj Gyr of Nelson, British Columbia has always impressed us with his inventions, and his latest handiwork is no exception. Called the Slopedeck, it’s a cross between…

Imagine a big backpack that stores all your backcountry ski and camping gear but is also compact enough for day missions when you’re out there. Introducing…

Click to see full imageWHEN I SAW THE CRACK splinter out from the tip of my ski like a bolt of grey lightning ripping through a perfect white canvas, I was elated. I had trained the past five days for this moment and now, finally, I had caused an avalanche.Conditions were ripe. It had snowed about a half metre in the past week and the temperature had suddenly warmed from a constant -15°C to near zero overnight. We were being cautious but my classmate and I still wanted to see what it was like to

Over the last 20 years, the backcountry has seen a massive spike in use. From sledders to shredders, on any given winter day, we’re out…

In this review we look at the ultimate backcountry freeride combo: the Arc’teryx Sabre jacket & Stinger Bib pants. The shred season may be winding…

For the past two weeks you’ve been sharing with us your tips, pics and vids as part of the #BackcountryLikeABoss Instagram contest sponsored by G3…

The 11th Annual Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Festival again delivered this year with its namesake falling from the skies and coating the runs of Whitewater Ski…