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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.

Helly Hansen’s Big Mountain Battle Series just wound up it’s Revelstoke Mountain Resort stop, here’s a look at the comp when it hit Fernie a…

If you’ve been out and about in the BC interior backcountry lately, you’ve seen them. You’ve also seen what a buried layer of them are…

From the archives, we give a super cool story from KMC Issue #9. Author Rob Buchanan takes us on a fascinating journey into the birth…

Although located in the central Monashees (normally a non-Kootenay zone), Sol Mountain Lodge‘s owner Aaron Cooperman proclaims that his luxury backcountry skiing chalet does indeed…

Locally Produced Documentary on Green Building Returns To Nelson For Second Run: Transition Nelson Sponsors Capitol Theatre Event Back by popular demand, documentary film “Greening…

The Avalanche Awareness Beyond the Boundaries Society put on another successful 3 day AST training course at Whitewater Winter Resort this past weekend. The course…

The first of it’s kind for the region, the newly minted West Kootenay Touring Guide provides backcountry riders with complete descriptions of tours throughout the…

It’s been puking up here in the Kootenays lately. A little on the warm side, but up in the big mountains it’s cold and white….

Without them, the mountains would be truly inhospitable. Take a read into the ethos and beauty of mountain culture’s most coveted creature, the She Bum….

While each continent has its highest peak, it also holds the people who live under those peaks. Those who look up to see rocky outcrops and…