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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.

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…

They say it’s good to walk a mile in a stranger’s shoes every now and then. So we asked our stateside editor Clare Menzel to…

Paul Saso’s new book Kootenay Inspired launches tomorrow in Nelson. We sit down with the author to learn about what inspires him.

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….

North America’s first helicopter-supported enduro mountain bike race was held on the Cartier Mountain Trail in Revelstoke this past summer. We caught up with the organizer to see how it all went down.

From Nike’s Uncle Drew to Jerry of the Day, the video short is a beacon of lucrative metrics in the internet’s marketing landscape. In that…

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…