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Need we say more. Those big giant things alive with rock fall and avalanche, where kinetic energy dances with our euphorias and fears.

In less than a week CK9 Studios will drop its Over Time short film featuring skiing phenom Sammy Carlson. Here’s a sneak peak of its sickness plus an interview with the creators.

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…

The Kootenay Rock Climbing Festival returns September 21-22, 2019, and will feature Canada’s best rock climber Sonnie Trotter.

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.

Whitecap Alpine has just revealed one of the coolest backcountry saunas in the entire province. Check it out.

The Shred Hard Camp hosted by pro mountain biker Dylan Sherrard is just one of many events happening at Sun Peaks Resort near Kamloops, British Columbia in August and September.

The BC Court of Appeal has ruled Jumbo Glacier Resort no longer has a valid environmental certificate and development cannot go ahead until re-assessed.

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…

The trailer drops today for the new ski movie Winterland by Teton Gravity Research, which celebrates ski and snowboard culture around the world.

Fjällräven has teamed with with the Alpine Club of Canada Vancouver to present the Crown Mountain Tour hiking event.

Doris Hausleitner is a scientist, consultant and Selkirk College ecology instructor who’s helping us learn more about the fascinating world of wolverines. 

Last summer members of the Canadian-Eh Society set out to re-enact the 1926 expedition to Mt. Waddington, the highest mountain in British Columbia’s Coast Range. This is why they failed.

Red Teeth, the Mountain Wine Festival hosted by Red Mountain Resort and the Josie Hotel, returns June 28 to July 1, 2019.

The National Park Foundation in America has announced the winners of its “Share the Experience” photo contest. And they’re sick!

Want to live to 100? While science has discovered mountain zones around the globe where centenarians are thriving, Editor Vince Hempsall reports there’s more to a life of longevity than big walks over the hill. 

The Sun Peaks Bike Park marks its 20th anniversary this summer with an investment of $350,000 in upgrades and new trails.

In 1900, Mary Vaux became the first woman to reach a peak over 10,000 feet in Canada when she summited Mount Stephen. Her work with glaciers has been invaluable and her photographs of various plant species are now archived in the Smithsonian.

It’s with heavy hearts we share the loss of legendary Canadian skier, and our bud, Dave Treadway. Rest in peace, friend.

The federal government has announced the Canadian Mountain Network will receive $18.3 million in funding over the next five years.