The opening pages of Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine contain shorter, inquisitive and eclectic stories about local, national or international mountain culture where anything goes: profiles, adventure, essays, humour, history or oddity.
The Kootenai Fungi business in Kimberley, British Columbia, may have an unorthodox farming style, but its crops are the shiitake.
A rebuilt trail in the Himalayas ensures walkers worldwide find their happy place.
Kokanee beer has undergone several facelifts in the past 7 decades. We peel back the label on the weird world of this famous pilsner’s branding.
For one Okanagan bodyworker, using horses and other animals in her therapy sessions gets to the heart of what matters.
A unique growing system from the Yukon and adopted in the East Kootenay should produce some serious green.
These kite-skiing athletes have learned that travelling fast across large swaths of the Rockies is a breeze.
Meet Basil Fuller, the driving force behind a growing Kootenay community of Jamaican truckers.
Small inflatable boats are changing how backcountry explorers navigate the mountain range between British Columbia and Alberta.
A look inside 10 years of discovery and determination in Bisaro Anima, the 683-metre-deep cave near Fernie, British Columbia.
The inaugural Dark Horse Invitational Slopestyle Mountain-Bike Event in Revelstoke crowned a 12-year-old as its reigning champ. And that’s not all that makes it special. Words and photos by Lindsay Donovan.
An annual gathering near Spokane, Washington, helps attendees get primitive again. Story by Derrick Knowles. Photos by David Beckstead.
The Kootenays are home to the world’s only inland temperate rainforest, and its uniqueness attracts everyone from tree huggers to tree cutters.
Shayna Jones’s multimedia project explores narratives of race in the face of rural living. By Louis Bockner
An East Kootenay man will hunt for a fabled gold boulder in the deep waters of British Columbia’s Kootenay Lake — using a submarine he built himself.
Three years after an epic grunt along the length of the Selkirks, four British Columbia ski mountaineers lay claim to an equally arduous first-ever ski traverse of the neighbouring Purcells. Would they undertake the beautiful voyage again? Yaaa–probably not. Story and photographs by Douglas Noblet.
Mountain Muskox is a new group-therapy program offering hope for survivors of alpine trauma.
The recently released Lost Kootenays book provides a glimpse back at a simpler time in the region, when things were more black and white.
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