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There’s a new one every summer it seems. From Shambhala to Squamish, we regularly cover the growing festival scene in the PNW.

Wedged somewhere between Charles Dickens and Dr. Who, freaky fashionistas are gaining steam in Kaslo and around the world.

A fundraising campaign by ANKORS has just reached its goal to purchase a new drug-testing Spectrometer device, which will debut at Shambhala this month.

Michelle Shewell is a drug-safety volunteer and long-time raver turned saver. Writer Jeff Pew has a chat with her about drugs, festivals and saving lives.

We tracked down “Mr. Pink” who is illuminated in the cover photo of KMC #33. Here’s our interview with the man with the wand at Shambhala Music Festival.

With an eye for up-and-coming unknowns and enviro-minded revelry, Fernie’s Wapiti Music Festival has cool culture by the horns.

For snowboarders, surfers and skaters on the Pacific’s edge, it’s a triple decker affair of the art. Words by Mikey Nixon. Photos by Erin Hogue….

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 Rossland Winter Carnival, which first began in 1898, happens this weekend and will include the ever popular Sonny Samuelson Bobsled Race. But new rules…

December 11th is International Mountain Day and to celebrate, Kootenay and Coast Mountain Culture magazines are joining forces with the Canadian Mountain Network in an event…

It’s time to get stooled! Montana’s Barstool Race Celebrates 40 Years of downhill drinking. By Clare Menzel It began with a blind-drunk bet in a…

Imagine a smooth Mediterranean-like breeze, looking out past the rows of sailboat masts and small pleasure craft. An orangey haze of summer mixing with the…

Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine is proud to be a sponsor of the Wapiti Music Festival, scheduled to go off this weekend, Aug 11-12 in Fernie,…

The town of Ymir (pronounced “Why-Mer”) has always been small. It’s been around for 120 years but the current population is only 400. Except for the second weekend…

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…

A small, grassroots event held on a frozen lake near Montreal, Quebec is capturing the imaginations of pro dirt bikers across Canada. Here’s a report…

The 11th Annual Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Festival is February 24-26 at Whitewater Ski Resort this year and to celebrate over a decade of awesome, we…

Festival season is almost at a close across the Kootenays, but the sweet sounds of summer are still ringing between our ears as we whisk toward…

Set to host their 20th Anniversary August 11-14, 2017, and coming off one of the most talked about and celebrated events in their history, the…

Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine is proud to be a presenting sponsor at the Wapiti Music Festival, scheduled to go this weekend, Aug 12-13 in beautiful…