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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.

Mount Baldy, that definitive grassroots BC ski resort located near Oliver, has gotten a new lease on life. Here’s the tale of its recent resurrection. Nick…

It’s the end of an era: after 41 years the Summit Chair at Whitewater Ski Resort near Nelson, British Columbia will be replaced. The quaint…

For the past two seasons, Washington student and videographer Mattias Evangelista has skied the slopes and documented the culture of Japan. This four-minute video (seen below) perfectly summarizes…

Skeena Heliskiing just shared a beautiful yet eerie video of what it’s like to float through snow-laden trees, or “snow ghosts” as it refers to them,…

Island Lake Lodge in Fernie just released “Winter of Our Content,” a 22-minute tour de force featuring some of the best skiing in the Kootenay…

In this review we look at two different Mountain Hardwear hooded jackets: the StretchDown and 32 Degree Insulated. StretchDown Hooded Jacket StretchDown. It sounds like…

Some like to say that the mountains in and around Nelson, BC aren’t that big. The Coast, Revelstoke, the Rockies, Alaska, those are the real…

Schweitzer Mountain, the largest ski resort in Idaho, is opening its new $3.5-million “Sky House” summit lodge this Saturday, December 17. Situated at the peak of…

Meet the Millers. They farm potatoes. And now they’re farming beer too. Writer Lisa Richardson digs in. The first thing Brenda Miller said when she…

After 60-some years watching over his freeridin’ flock, it looked as though the “Big Mountain Jesus” statue at Whitefish Resort had met his end of…

Introducing a sauna on wheels. It’s the wood-fired, feel-good super-accessory of the winter glamping season. And it goes anywhere you go, like, no sweat. You…

A high-thinking Okanagan kid and her savvy backcountry-honed deck of cards have trumped our addiction to distraction. What started as a high-school project by a…

After seeing this classic CBC News footage from 1985 (see vid below) about “smart aleck” snowboarders vs. ski bums, we can’t help but look at the three North…

Cascadia. It’s not Canada. It’s not America. It’s … better? Given the current political climate of soon-to-be “Trump Nation,” there is a very real movement…

That time of year is finally upon us. Snow is starting to pile up in the hills just as issues of Kootenay Mountain Culture and Coast…

It’s one of the world’s most renowned festivals, for 19 years the Shambhala Music Festival has been leading the charge when it comes to music,…

The 11th annual Red Bull Rampage mountain bike freeride event returned to its roots with all-natural features (no wood) and sicker, smoother, steeper lines. Here are some of…

Filmed recently during the peak of autumn, this time-lapse of Nelson, British Columbia, truly captures the magic of the Queen City in the heart of…

Recently Kootenay Mountain Culture magazine founder Peter Moynes sat down with podcaster Andrew Zwicker to wax about the start of the publication. Grab a beer…

Update: Scroll down to see “Ascent to Powder – Tale of a Ski Town” in its entirety. On Thursday, October 13 the world will be…