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They’re happening everywhere all of the time. From Vancouver to Portland, Calgary, Fernie, Whitefish, Nelson and all points in between. If it’s mountain culture, we’ll try to let you know about it.

Leah Evans: Skiing Her Way to Change by Clare Peacock, photo by Jessica Robinson Only two months into our calendar year and it seems that…

This year’s Backyard Booty featured a storytelling competition for the ages. Check out all the stories at powder.inthekoots.com and click the facebook like button to…

It was another epic show at Nelson’s Capital theatre this past friday. The Backyard Booty had the place sold out, breaking beer records and going…

Two time Juno nominees, The Creaking Tree String Quartet are coming to British Columbia to promote there fourth Album. Each member of this band is…

Based in sunny Creston, BC, the Kootenays very own slopestyle competition goes this weekend, attracting some of the best riders in the world, with beauty…

Kimberley’s Dirtbag Festival goes this October. If you’re a “dirtbag” and you like creating stuff: slideshows, movies and music, take a look at the site…

Here it is. The highlight real wrap up of one of the coolest ski events in the world today. And it all happens in the…

This upcoming weekend (April 2 to 4th) the Gathering at Red Mountain Resort takes participants on a historical perspective of skiing in the decades past,…

It was hard not to notice the Red Bull girls staring at Karl. Even though two helicopters buzz about, a herd of snowmobiles come and…

2010 brought blue skies and sun for the 4th annual Coldsmoke Powder Fest, held at Whitewater in Nelson, BC. Highlights included the ROAM Randonee Rally,…

Nelson-based photographer Kari Medig recently won the Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Festival’s Coldshot Photo Competition held this past weekend at Whitewater Winter Resort. One of the…

The Avalanche Awareness Beyond the Boundaries Society put on another successful 3 day AST training course at Whitewater Winter Resort this past weekend. The course…

Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine Launches New Website. Based in Nelson, BC, with a growing readership and an emerging reputation as one of the most coveted…

The first of it’s kind for the region, the newly minted West Kootenay Touring Guide provides backcountry riders with complete descriptions of tours throughout the…