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They’re happening everywhere all of the time. From Vancouver to Portland, Calgary, Fernie, Whitefish, Nelson and all points in between. If it’s mountain culture, we’ll try to let you know about it.

The Soulines Backcountry Event returns to Nelson, British Columbia March 2-4, 2018. Here are the details. Those of us here at Kootenay Mountain Culture magazine…

The Rossland Winter Carnival, which first began in 1898, happens this weekend and will include the ever popular Sonny Samuelson Bobsled Race. But new rules…

For the second year in a row, Nelson, British Columbia, will host the best rock climbing films of the past year. REEL ROCK 12 will…

The Canuck Splitfest will be celebrating its 8th season this weekend from Jan 12-14th. We chatted with the event’s Emilie de Crombrugghe to find out…

Paul Saso’s new book Kootenay Inspired launches tomorrow in Nelson. We sit down with the author to learn about what inspires him.

North America’s first helicopter-supported enduro mountain bike race was held on the Cartier Mountain Trail in Revelstoke this past summer. We caught up with the organizer to see how it all went down.

The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival has announced Sir Chris Bonington, mountaineer extraordinaire, is the headline presenter for the 2017 Festival in Banff. Sir…

Imagine a smooth Mediterranean-like breeze, looking out past the rows of sailboat masts and small pleasure craft. An orangey haze of summer mixing with the…

Singletrack 6, a mountain bike event that runs over six days in various communities in Western Canada, was held in the West Kootenays for the…

Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine is proud to be a sponsor of the Wapiti Music Festival, scheduled to go off this weekend, Aug 11-12 in Fernie,…

Singletrack 6, a mountain bike event that runs over six days in various communities in Western Canada, is coming to some of our favourite towns…

This past weekend the Burton Camp On event was hosted in Pemberton, British Columbia, at a private location and the pro team, along with select…

The town of Ymir (pronounced “Why-Mer”) has always been small. It’s been around for 120 years but the current population is only 400. Except for the second weekend…

The 2017 Rip Curl Pro Tofino enjoyed excellent weather, perfectly fun waves and an internationally stacked roster of competitors. One Canadian ruled them all, though….

Surfers from across Canada and around the globe are packing their bags and heading for Vancouver Island for this weekend’s Rip Curl Pro Tofino. Here’s a sneak…

The 11th Annual Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Festival again delivered this year with its namesake falling from the skies and coating the runs of Whitewater Ski…

A small, grassroots event held on a frozen lake near Montreal, Quebec is capturing the imaginations of pro dirt bikers across Canada. Here’s a report…

The 11th Annual Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Festival is February 24-26 at Whitewater Ski Resort this year and to celebrate over a decade of awesome, we…

For the first time in the 19-year history of the Shambhala Music Festival, tickets have sold out in less than a day.

Festival season is almost at a close across the Kootenays, but the sweet sounds of summer are still ringing between our ears as we whisk toward…