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Events, videos, news, cool happenings, wild accomplishments, the Web Features category of our site is home to a slew of fascinating content you won’t find in the pages of our magazines. Read on, this is the good stuff.

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….

We received a letter to the editor from K. H. who was surprised by advertisements in the latest Kootenay Mountain Culture. In Kootenay Mountain Culture…

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…

We received a letter to the editor from L. Chow who enjoyed the story about Ken Achenbach and remembers buying one of his first boards….

This week we received a letter to the editor from G. Moore who took issue with our “Caped Crusading For Clicks” article. In the recent…

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…

To supplement her writer’s income and keep the vampires at bay, editor Clare Menzel works on a garlic farm. So we asked her to put…

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 2nd Annual Steep Dreams Ski Mountaineering Festival will be held at Panorama Mountain Resort near Invermere March 3-4, 2018.

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 Soulines Backcountry Event returns to Nelson, British Columbia March 2-4, 2018. Here are the details. Those of us here at Kootenay Mountain Culture magazine…

Finding an awesome women’s backpacking pant is not an easy task. We sent editor Clare Menzel out to review two such pants from Roscoe Outdoor….

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…

For the second year in a row, Nelson, British Columbia, will host the best rock climbing films of the past year. REEL ROCK 12 will…

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…

We asked editor Clare Menzel to hit the dusty trail with one of Osprey’s women’s specific backpacks. Here are her thoughts. Osprey makes sturdy backpacks…

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…

Art Director Chris Rowat is now a sled head. Or at least he’s using a sled these days to access some backcountry stashes and he’s…

If she’s at her desk, editor Clare Menzel is probably looking out the window. So we sent the stargazer into the field to review the…