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They are the warriors among us. Those who push the boundaries of what can be done, who look at the environment and find that edge few can ride.

On the heels of the release of the Gold Card Couloir video, we catch up with Revelstoke, British Columbia pro skier Christina Lustenberger to learn how the first descent all went down.

Markus Eder’s “The Ultimate Run – The Most Insane Ski Run Ever Imagined” levels up the genre that started with JP Auclair skiing the streets of Trail, British Columbia.

When professional Kootenay skiers seek to break world records or shred new lines, they want this man at their side.

The Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival has announced its winners for the 2021 season and a Kootenay-based scientist and author has won the grand prize for literature. 

A new film called “Desire Lines” follows world-record highliner Mia Noblet as she returns to her hometown of Nelson, British Columbia to pioneer new highlines at her local ski resort.

A new book launches this month called “Expedition to Mystery Mountain: Adventures of a Bushwhacking, Knickerbocker-wearing Woman.”

The new film featuring Nelson, BC skier Sam Kuch called “Frame of Mind” has dropped. Here it is in all its 11-minute-long glory.

Vince Hempsall travels to Panorama Mountain Resort for the first Canada Cup series to include downhill adaptive mountain biking. He meets legends.

Once for the fringe among us, disc golf has catapulted into one of the fastest-growing sports in the modern world. Let’s go for a walk in the chain-linked woods to toss a few wheels and find out why.

Benjamin Graeff is stoked on everything. So when he became the first person to surf all 50 American States, locking in legions of fans along the way, the resulting sponsorship was gravy.

Skill development courses, panel discussions, and film screenings are a few of the offerings Arc’teryx will showcase during the 2021 Digital Backcountry Academy February 8-12.

With his Braille Mountain Initiative, Tyson Rettie is introducing visually impaired skiers to the backcountry. 

British Columbia’s Kootenay region is now home to KORE, Canada’s First Craft Outdoor Gear Alliance.

Last month regular contributor Steve Ogle and KMC editor Vince Hempsall climbed a new route up a beautiful swath of virgin slab in Valhalla Provincial Park near Cahill Lake. These are the details.

This year has been an interesting one for many, including skier Cam Mclellan of Invermere, British Columbia, who writes about how he’s been adhering to a 100-mile diet of adventure.

The third and final film by Ryan Flett Media showcasing Kootenay free skier Trace Cooke has dropped amid challenges posed by Covid.

We caught up with pro snowboarder and apprentice ski guide Dave Crerar to find out how difficult it is to become an alpine guide these days and what the profession now looks like.

A new film by Ryan Flett Media showcases Kootenay free skier Trace Cooke the physical challenges he endures as a pro skier.

What’s the Motocross Grand Prix look like? Kootenay photographer Conrad Swetland travels to England to find out. Here’s his slideshow.

March 13 is “A Day For Jake” to celebrate the legacy of Jake Burton Carpenter with free access to various resorts.