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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.

Compiled as part homage to a friend and conservation pioneer, a new book showcases the mysterious American desert canyons discovered by legendary East Kootenay photographer Pat Morrow and his fellow dirtbag disciples. Story by Jeff Pew.

Her ski photography career began in Japan. Now Lauren Powers is shooting the Kootenay backcountry for such events as Soulines. We chat with her about vagabonds, skating bowls and hucking meat.

An emergency public meeting has been called in an effort to save Nelson’s Cottonwood Slopes from logging.

They were born on a printing press in a Surrey, British Columbia, garage and tirelessly hawked at trade shows to hunters, hikers and horse lovers. Twenty-five years and two million copies later, Backroad Mapbooks have led bush lovers down happier trails.

An emergency public meeting has been called in an effort to save Nelson’s Cottonwood Slopes from logging.

Returning to the scene of a crash that cost him dearly, a former snowboarder-turned-sit skier is nevertheless living it, loving it, and launching it.

Three sleds. A couple of bad ideas. One plane. Our coastal cowboy goes to great heights to save his snowmo. By Rory Bushfield.

Liz Rose has become the youngest Canadian to climb the Seven Summits and in so doing, raised  $213,000 so kids in palliative care can have adventures too.

A Pemberton, British Columbia, young-un blazes a trail for mountain millennials.

Christina Lustenberger is considered one of the foremost big-mountain skiers of her generation. We chronicle the career of a down-to-earth athlete who lives for more than shredding the edge.

Sherpas Cinema, the production house behind Imagination, has released its latest film, “Children of Columbia: A Skier’s Odyssey.” Watch it here.

The Columbia River is one of the most famous waterways in the world. In their latest film, the Sherpas explore its legacy from power generator to adventure playground.

Patrick Lucas is the founder of British Columbia’s Aboriginal Youth Mountain Bike Program. In this article he describes creating the unique mountain bike adventure park that’s now located just west of the town of Hope.

The Kootenay Rock Climbing Festival returns September 22-23, 2018, and will feature Olympic climber Jen Olson and Canadian mountaineering legend Don Vockeroff.

Teton Gravity Research has released the film “Mountain in the Hallway” about 2 dads battling cancer and their attempt to climb the Grand Teton in Wyoming.

The founder of BC’s Aboriginal Youth Mountain Bike Program on how building mountain bike trails is redefining the First Nations experience.

Daring diarrhea, lactic acid and thin air, writer Ryan Stuart visits a Vancouver Island expat to ride the single-yak trails of the Tibetan Plateau.

They’re dark, dank and older than the hills. Who wants to save a big ol’ hole in the ground? The Cody Cves crew, that’s who. Bobbi Barbarich dives in.

Red Mountain and the Columbia Basin Trust have announced a partnership to construct a new hostel at the base of the resort.

A former Navy SEAL reins in mustangs and the Montana wilderness, hoping to bring peace to veterans still alone at war.