Ocean Falls, BC, was once so booming, it boasted Canada’s first indoor swimming pool. Then the bust. Now cryptocurrency is breathing new life into this coastal community.
My intuition tells me the future will be about people taking back their time and, in the process, freedom.
Take a virtual-reality trip to the glaciers of Iceland, the remote fishing villages of Indonesia and more on November 30, between 7-10pm, in Nelson, British Columbia. VR headsets will be on hand and the experience is free and open to people of all ages.
The latest cover of Coast Mountain Culture magazine features an other-worldly ski photograph by Reuben Krabbe. Here we interview him about how it all came together and the movie that details it’s creation.
Scott Sommerville, chief administrative officer of the City of Kimberley in southeast British Columbia was the brainchild behind building Canada’s largest tracking solar array: the SunMine.
In 2018, the CEO of Columbia Lake Technology Center, Lorri Fehr, helped turn the quaint village of Canal Flats, BC, into a test piece for rural economic revitalization by farming data: the world’s newest valuable resource.
Entrepreneur Don Freschi’s company cheaply, cleanly and cleverly, combines otherwise toxic by-products from the smelter in Trail, BC, to make new metals for semiconductors and the solar-energy industry.
Rossland entrepreneur Darrel Fry of Pulp Traction wants to make plastics you can put in your garden or in the ocean and they’ll break down. And he’s using trees to do it.
As the Pacific Northwest clings to much of the planet’s remaining old-growth timber, what should be left to stand and what needs to fall? We report on the paradox plaguing our last greatest forests with a chorus of voices from every corner of the clear-cut.
Surging in popularity among cycling purists, bikepacking is gaining traction as a return to the adventurism and exploration of the pre-freeride era. One backcountry crew…
In the recent issue of KMC we feature a story about bikepacking the Purcell Range in BC. Here are the differences between bikepacking and bike touring.
With earth-friendly buying emphasizing local main-street economies, we thought it was time to take on local high fashion. Behold our 100-mile outfit fashion spread!
I don’t want to eat less meat. I hate recycling. But I’m going to keep trying. Above all else, I will not be angry and resentful. I’ll go outside and ride and surf and hike so I can stay connected to what’s most important.
Amid concerns over the endangerment of species, spaces, and cowboy culture itself, the American Prairie Reserve project could succeed in protecting the contiguous United State’s largest nature reserve. All it will take is $500 million and a passion for progress, each victory measured in blades of wild grass.
In an ode to the unkempt and disdained, writer Steve Threndyle dives into the history of one of the most commonly used descriptives in mountain circles. We suggest you read this, dirtbags.
Talk about tales from the gripped. Paraglider Benjamin Jordan shares his first-hand reports from a record-breaking sojourn waaaay above the Rockies.
Lube up them lungs and salve your butt. From the Chilcotin to the California border, here are five backcountry bikepacking epics sure to send ya…
Last spring, Nelson’s two main interests came together with the creation of his first-ever skateboard made from repurposed spalted maple and a turquoise epoxy.