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A new video showcases a Castlegar, British Columbia rock climbing couple who have overcome life’s challenges and are now stronger than ever. 

The Mountain Culture Group has just learned a West Kootenay non-profit has started a campaign to buy the popular Waterline Walls rock climbing area in Castlegar.

To improve singletrack and walking paths in the Kootenays, the Columbia Basin Trust has launched new Trail Enhancement Grants worth $1.5-million over the three years.

After a five-year hiatus, Kootenay Mountain Culture magazine’s Backyard Booty variety show returns to the Capital Theatre in Nelson December 13th. Giddy up. Yes folks,…

Liz Rose has become the youngest Canadian to climb the Seven Summits and in so doing, raised  $213,000 so kids in palliative care can have adventures too.

Zapped Outfitters is a Kootenay-based brand that’s created a line of durable streetwear for school-aged kids with secret superpowers. 

The Mountain Culture Group has just learned that the final payment on the Kinnaird Bluffs rock climbing area purchase has been completed. In the Summer…

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The Josie Hotel in Rossland is set to open its doors on November 28, 2018.

Kootenay Mountain Culture magazine has left the trucks at home and started using electric bicylces to do local deliveries and commute around town.

Future plans are taking shape at Schweitzer Mountain Resort including new lifts, which will be installed for the 2019-20 season.

The Kootenay Rock Climbing Festival returns September 22-23, 2018, and will feature Olympic climber Jen Olson and Canadian mountaineering legend Don Vockeroff.

Valhalla Pure Outfitters in Nelson, British Columbia, has awarded $1000 to an outstanding ATLAS student as part of its  Education Fund initiative.

Fernie Brewing Company today announced its “Cheers to Charity” fund has now passed the $100,000 mark.

Teton Gravity Research has released the film “Mountain in the Hallway” about 2 dads battling cancer and their attempt to climb the Grand Teton in Wyoming.

A fundraising campaign by ANKORS has just reached its goal to purchase a new drug-testing Spectrometer device, which will debut at Shambhala this month.

BC riders took all four of the Elite and Junior titles on Sunday at the 2018 Canadian Downhill Championships in Panorama Resort in Invermere, British…

Jimmie Spencer of Vernon, British Columbia, championed the high aims of Canada’s ski resort industry for over 30 years. He passed away earlier this week.

Kootenay poet Emily Nilsen recently won the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award honouring a first book of poetry by a Canadian writer. We caught up with her to ask what it’s like to now be an award-winning poet.

Red Mountain and the Columbia Basin Trust have announced a partnership to construct a new hostel at the base of the resort.