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Simon Coward of Aquabatics in Calgary has taught hundreds of people how to get started whitewater paddling. So we asked him to share some tips….

Lars Baggenstos is a German-born illustrator and sculptor who now lives in Rossland, British Columbia. His latest body of work is a series of mythology…

Snowbombing Canada returns to Sun Peaks resort near Kamloops, British Columbia April 5-9. The headliner is world-famous electronic duo Odesza. The Snowbombing experience is definitely…

Taiga Motors, a start-up based in Montreal, Quebec, has revealed what it’s calling the world’s first electric snowmobile. Taiga Motors was founded in Montreal, Quebec…

The Rossland Winter Carnival, which first began in 1898, happens this weekend and will include the ever popular Sonny Samuelson Bobsled Race. But new rules…

Simon Coward of Aquabatics in Calgary is one step closer to creating the equivalent of the popular mountain biking app Trailforks for kayakers and other…

Burton just announced huge sustainability goals it’s committed to achieving by 2020. We spoke with the company’s VP of Global Strategy and Insight to discover…

Paul Saso’s new book Kootenay Inspired – Stories and Photos of Extraordinary Kootenay Lives will be launched tomorrow in Nelson at Touchstones. We sit down…

As the world gets busier, people move faster and the memory of “the good ‘ol days” seems to slip away, it’s good to know there…

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….

Burton Snowboards has introduced a new evolution in snowboarding bindings. Called the Step On system, it allows shredders to quickly slap boot to binding and…

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…

Two months ago we posted a mystery about a wolf sculpture made from driftwood near the Oyster River on Vancouver Island. Today the mystery is…

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…

The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival has announced Sir Chris Bonington, mountaineer extraordinaire, is the headline presenter for the 2017 Festival in Banff. Sir…

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…

This past summer, while driving around British Columbia on vacation, you likely spotted the bright orange signs set up at pull-outs on various highways that…

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…

One of my favourite moments with Nick Waggoner was this past July as we sat on the edge of a shallow pond watching larvae. He,…