The legends, both past and present. From climbing pioneer Conrad Kain to Patagonia founder Yvonne Chouinard. Gerry Lopez, Travis Rice, Craig Kelly, Ruedi Beglinger and more. Find interviews and profiles on mountain culture icons from around the world.
Legendary Banff mountain rescuer Tim Auger saved countless lives during his 30-year career. He’s now been immortalized by folk band The Wardens in a song called “Thousand Rescues.”
Erin Hogue recently won the People’s Choice Award at the Uprising photo competition in Whistler with an incredible slideshow featuring shredding moms and their kids. Here’s our Q&A with her.
A team of self-professed high-tech Kootenay hippies is helping build a tower of timber within Vancouver’s glass and concrete skyline.
Laura Adams has had some incredible adventures during her lifetime: from solo climbing in the Himalayas to ski guiding on Baffin Island. Her latest experiences involve more two-dimensional fare that are equally as thrilling.
From Shanghai to Salmo to Sin City, BC/DC has earned a reputation as one of North America’s raddest road-tripping tribute bands. It’s been 20 years. And one hell of a highway.
An infamous arctic expedition gone awry. Cannibalism. Historical blasphemy. Three adventurers struggle to retrace the fateful path of a 19th-Century explorer the world should know about.
Rosslanders and Red Mountain pay high praise to Ardis Urquhart, a community crusader lost too soon.
In British Columbia’s Cariboo country, a young family’s fringe existence reverberates with the twang of banjos, love and an inferno of loss. For Juno-awarding winning performers Pharis and Jason Romero, this is life, and the strings that are attached.
Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing is celebrating its 50th season with a video launch this week and the announcement it’s bringing back the Powder 8 World Championships event.
One of the Pacific Northwest’s greatest modern-day conservationists is screening his natural-history tale about the Great Bear Rainforest at IMAX theatres around the world.
Reinhold Messner, one of the world’s greatest mountaineers, will be presenting at the 2019 Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival.
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.
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.
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.
Canada’s most celebrated indigenous designer and America’s original counterculture super-ban, the Grateful Dead, have something in common. This is it.
Amid exploding molars, societal decay, and a Mayan microclimate, a volunteer British Columbia dentist searches for the root of it all in Guatemala.
Forest-fire ecologist Robert Gray knows more than most when it comes to forest fires. So why is his expertise going unheeded? Veteran CBC journalist Jeff Davies investigates Gray’s know-how, and the naysayers.
For 85-year-old Squamish climber “Big Jim” Sinclair, the last half century has been all up hill. Meet the man behind such area classics as “Diedre” and “Merci Me.”
From Calgary to the Coast Range, the Achenbach family has helped guide snowboarding’s rise across Canada and the world. By Louis Bockner and Darren Davidson….