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Everything from skiing to snowboarding, mountain biking to climbing, fly-fishing to endurance running, sailing, surfing, skateboarding–mountain culture knows no bounds when it comes to the interplay between human beings and the world around us. From iconic athletes to savvy inventors, photographers and filmmakers, we love to dive deep into sport.

Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine goes road-tripping in our backyard to discover the best trails and ales. Giddy up.

Not so long ago it was home to one of the most astounding fish populations in North America. Since 2014, however, the once mighty Gerrard struggles to reach five pounds. How is that possible you ask? As our intrepid journalist discovers, the answers are not so easy to catch.

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 lifts are moving, the trails are groomed, and the wildflowers are just starting to bloom. Here’s why you should visit Sun Peaks now.

There are many reasons why Whitefish, Montana is suddenly on every mountain biker’s radar and a 3,800-foot descent is one of them.

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

A Kootenay rock climbing association has announced it’s raised enough funds to purchase the most popular rock climbing area in Castlegar, British Columbia.

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.

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.

The Seismic Spring Mountain Festival returns to SilverStar Resort March 13 to 22. This is what you can expect. 

The Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Festival saw a lot of format changes this year, including the addition of one seriously good party. Here are the deets as well as a slideshow from our buddy and pro photog Steve Ogle.

Whistler, British Columbia, is about to get a dose of awesome eye-candy at the new Uprising photo competition Saturday, February 22. Here are all the deets.

Burton Snowboard returns to Whistler for its annual Burton Week celebrations. Here’s what’s on the agenda.

Meet the next generation of mountain-sports athletes, guides, instructors, and storytellers. These are their dreams and their challenges.

The 14th Annual Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Festival is landing February 21-23. New for this year is a big mountain freestyle competition called the Powder Crown and the KMC Coldsmokin’ Bush Party.

Magi Scallion, the brainchild of the five-year-old Golden Ultra race has announced she’s transferring ownership to TransRockies, Inc.