We had a host of our contributors send in faux (although we’re not entirely sure) questions of the love kind, and then asked our not-so-expert Editor-in-Chief Mitchell Scott pose as a mountain sex guru of sorts. This is what emerged from that strange ether.

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…

In the 1980s, Nelson, British Columbia, was in a depression after its lumber mill and university closed. Now, it’s a thriving cultural centre. Donna Macdonald,…

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…

If I am an animal, why isn’t staring out at my natural surroundings enough? I can watch the wind blow, the rain fall, the clouds…

In this book of poems, Jeff Pew explores life’s mysteries—loss, celebration, mindfulness—through the intimate minutiae of the day-to-day. A lover’s note left in the kitchen,…

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…

Peter Rowat is one of the most important pioneers to ever set rubber-clad feet in the Valhallas. He now lives in California but recently he…

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

Dads get a bad rap. Have a look at the mainstream media these days and all you see are Homers or Escobars. Which is why this…

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