It’s a monumentally tenuous relationship in this day and age. The environment is what both sustains us and inspires us. In the mountains our natural surroundings are visibly alive, full of inspiration and danger, beauty and catastrophe. We explore everything from animals to geology, the weather to wilderness.
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.
A short documentary called “Dreaming of a Better Place” has been released online and it tells the heartfelt story about the Gostlin Keefer Lake cat skiing lodge in the Monashee Mountains.
To celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Whitefish Mountain Resort, here’s our list of 7.5 things you have to do in this Rocky Mountain town located just two hours south of Fernie, BC.
If a foreign army invaded Vancouver or Seattle, would you help defend your country? Ukrainians faced that choice when Russian troops attacked in early 2022. We reach out to skiers, bikers, climbers, and other mountain recreationalists to learn how their lives have been impacted by war.
KMC Magazine throws on the winter tires and takes a rip around our backyard looking for new food, booze, and things to do.
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.
It’s the dream of many Kootenay kids: be discovered on the slopes, get air time in popular ski videos, and ride a wave of sponsorship dollars. Then what? Freeskiing star Sam Kuch contemplates it all after a brutal crash sidelined his ride.
Dano Slater: Skier, freeride coach, legend. 1974-2022. We’ll miss you. Photo by Dave Heath. Words by Mitchell Scott.
Designed by Cover Architecture, the new Confluence building will house the city’s Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Centre while adhering to state-of-the-art Passive House certification.
For almost two decades, Chad Sayers has danced at the precipice between this world and the next. Here are his closest encounters.
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.
Teton Gravity Research has dropped the trailer for its 2022 offering “Magic Hour” and it’s … magic.
The Kootenays are home to the world’s only inland temperate rainforest, and its uniqueness attracts everyone from tree huggers to tree cutters.
The Clearwater Kayak Festival returns this August 5-7 and new for this year are the downhill SUP races. Gulp.
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.
Our Editor-in-Chief Mitchell Scott has penned one of the most incredible stories we’ve ever heard for Patagonia. This is it.
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