Imagine a big backpack that stores all your backcountry ski and camping gear but is also compact enough for day missions when you’re out there. Introducing…

Click to see full imageWHEN I SAW THE CRACK splinter out from the tip of my ski like a bolt of grey lightning ripping through a perfect white canvas, I was elated. I had trained the past five days for this moment and now, finally, I had caused an avalanche.Conditions were ripe. It had snowed about a half metre in the past week and the temperature had suddenly warmed from a constant -15°C to near zero overnight. We were being cautious but my classmate and I still wanted to see what it was like to

A coastal boy to the core, Steve “Chainsaw” Smith led the next generation of Canadian mountain bikers. But tragedy struck on May 10, 2016 when…

Over the last 20 years, the backcountry has seen a massive spike in use. From sledders to shredders, on any given winter day, we’re out…

Russell Henry, a kayaking explorer from Victoria, British Columbia, has just embarked on an 800-kilometre expedition from Prince Rupert to Skagway, Alaska. Stephanie Brown reports. May…

We got tired of people asking for the shirts off our backs and the hats of our noggins. So we opened an online store. If…

Many First Nations communities in British Columbia are embracing the Aboriginal Youth Bike Program and developing new singletrack mountain bike trails with the goal of bringing kids…

In this review we look at the ultimate backcountry freeride combo: the Arc’teryx Sabre jacket & Stinger Bib pants. The shred season may be winding…

In an article by Morgan Dinsdale called “Growing up CMH,” Hannah Sawyer talks about what it’s like to have a mountain guide for a dad. Chances are you…

Nelson-based Purcell Timber Frame Homes was just recognized by popular design and architecture magazine Dwell in an article called, “20 Modern Prefab Companies Perfect For…

For the past two weeks you’ve been sharing with us your tips, pics and vids as part of the #BackcountryLikeABoss Instagram contest sponsored by G3…

Two National Geographic photographers and marine biologists are trying to get the Salish Sea, which includes the Strait of Georgia, Puget Sound and the Strait of…

The 11th Annual Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Festival again delivered this year with its namesake falling from the skies and coating the runs of Whitewater Ski…

The new Digging For Galena mountain bike film featuring Graham Agassiz lands today. We check in with writer/director Mitchell Scott to find out what inspired him to compare mining…

G3 and Kootenay & Coast Mountain Culture magazines have teamed up on the #backcountrylikeaboss Instagram contest. Share your backcountry pro tips, tag your posts and…

Outdoor Retailer has pulled the plug on Salt Lake City. Led by brands like Patagonia, The North Face, and Arc’teryx who are upset with the State…

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