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Category description for Coast. Art, photography, design and editorial converge in a conversation focused on how and why human beings intersect with mountain landscapes in BC and around the world.

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…

The film “Hard Powder“ was banned from shooting in Banff, Alberta, earlier this year. Why is it so difficult for movie makers to access Canada’s National…

Famed mountaineer Fred Beckey passed away peacefully on Monday, October 30 at the age of 94.  In honour of his memory, we reprint this interview…

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…

Chili Thom was a man of inspiration. He took an unfaltering stand for self-expression, creativity and fun that will forever carry forward in the vibrancy…

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….

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…

Our art director was headed to the highest mountain in Canada and we wanted him to look good and see good. So we gave him…

The world of mountain culture has lost a pioneer entrepreneur. Whistler’s Chris Prior, founder of Prior Ski and Snowboard Manufacturing, passed away suddenly on Sunday,…

Simon Coward of Aquabatics in Calgary is spearheading a project to create the equivalent of the popular mountain biking app Trailforks for paddling. Simon Coward…

Two months ago we posted a mystery about a wolf sculpture made from driftwood near the Oyster River on Vancouver Island. Today the mystery is…

In the wake of the tragic news about Hayden Kennedy’s death, we reflect on how he lived with conviction and confidence, all while avoiding the…

In August 2016 four generations of mountain biking’s finest set out to raft Canada’s famous Tatshenshini River. A film about their adventure drops next week….

The tumour was discovered. The surgery date set. Then the trip into a world of madness began. This is the story of one woman’s journey…

Back in the era of teeters, skinnies and rickety ramps galore, mountain-bike stunts defined the sport’s bombast and balls. Now mere forest phantoms, their skeletons…

In an effort to reach those whose souls were taken by the ocean, Japan’s phone of the wind is helping tsunami survivors carry on. Where…

We asked our art director to wear the Mountain Hardwear Absolute Zero Mitts in a cold environment. So he took them to the highest peak…

This past summer, while driving around British Columbia on vacation, you likely spotted the bright orange signs set up at pull-outs on various highways that…

One of the most beautiful backcountry ski movies of all time is about to drop and Coast Mountain Culture magazine is proud to be a…