Explore articles on artists and alpinists, entrepreneurs born of the esoteric, and dirtbags turned debutants–all the funky people home to the peaks and valleys of this world. Join us as we investigate all the interesting bits that make them tick.
The Engine Inside is a new documentary that sheds light on the overlooked potential of the bicycle.
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.
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.
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.
These kite-skiing athletes have learned that travelling fast across large swaths of the Rockies is a breeze.
Dano Slater: Skier, freeride coach, legend. 1974-2022. We’ll miss you. Photo by Dave Heath. Words by Mitchell Scott.
Meet Basil Fuller, the driving force behind a growing Kootenay community of Jamaican truckers.
For almost two decades, Chad Sayers has danced at the precipice between this world and the next. Here are his closest encounters.
Teton Gravity Research has dropped the trailer for its 2022 offering “Magic Hour” and it’s … magic.
Kootenay photographer Conrad Swetland was at the DH Mountain Bike World Cup in Andorra this July. Here’s his slideshow.
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.
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.
For Alberta athlete Lorenza Sommaruga Malaguti, freediving beneath ice truly takes her breath away.
Canada’s first craft outdoor gear alliance is rolling out a #ShopLocalBC campaign in which Kootenay makers step into the spotlight.
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