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Where the mountains meet the sea, you’ll find some of the most interesting surf cultures in the world. With profound similarities to its terrestrially-bound brethren, we regularly chronicle the surf culture of the PNW.

Thirteen-year-old Canadian surfing phenom Mathea Olin slayed it at the Rip Curl Pro Surf Comp in Tofino this past week.

These are the magazines you will be looking for! They will start to see the light of beautiful day May 16th. Our designer, Chris Rowat…

By Michael Kew As shorelines around the world become more crowded, access to the bounty of the beach tightens. In Oregon, a government-mandated right to…

The year was 1987, and a few ambitious Vancouver Islanders had chosen Tofino as the site of Canada’s first-ever surf showdown, despite the disdain of…

I have perceiv’d that to be with those I like is enough, To stop in company with the rest at evening is enough, To be…

We here at the Mountain Culture Group are proud to launch our new Winter 2015/16 issues of Kootenay Mountain Culture and Coast Mountain Culture Magazines….

Mountain Hardwear has long been a leader in high-end expedition gear, but if you’re just car-camping or even doing simple overnighters, they’ve got you covered…

A dude-turned-dad reflects upon his unexpected urban existence in the Emerald City and finds a silver lining around the crowd. These days I lead two lives….

S’up yo? They’re flat but evidently phat. Can you guess what the continent’s fastest growing sport is? According to a 2013 report by the Outdoor…

For the third year in a row, Coast Mountain Culture is proud to be a media sponsor for the Rip Curl Pro Tofino. Our roots are in the…

This story originally appeared in the summer 2013 “Home Issue” of Coast Mountain Culture.  The atmosphere is ebullient and nervous. Floating on their knees, seven…

For Vancouver surfers, finding waves usually means a flight, a ferry or a dash south to Washington. But every so often it blows hard enough…

COMING UP FOR AIR from Finisterre on Vimeo. Fans of surf photographer/cinematographer Mickey Smith’s epic Dark Side of the Lens will fall in love the…

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underEXPOSED Season 1 | Episode 1 Trailer (HD) from AirDog Media on Vimeo. Our friend Mason Mashon is in a new television series that looks…

This past weekend, the Coast Mountain Culture crew took a break from their 12-day road trip distributing the latest issue to take in the Rip…

The Ultimate Surfing Company receives sanctioning by the Canadian Surfing Association to become the Canadian Surfing Championship and announces Rip Curl Pro Tofino 2013 event…

“Early season riding and times of low snowpack have had a major influence on why and how we surf the pow. This season has been…

He had Canada’s first ever gold medal in snowboarding all but wrapped up. Until destiny reared its head in the form of a broken binding….

This past weekend, the Coast Mountain Culture crew headed to Tofino to take in some sun, surf and all the Monsterous energy of the Rip…