Quick shot happenings in the mountain culture universe (which is actually quite big). Only sometimes to we go into space.
Thanks to an historic showing at the World Surfing Games in Japan, the Surf Canada team is now ranked 10th overall in the rankings.
For the first time in its 23-year history, Shambhala Music Festival will be held in July. General Admission tickets will grant access to the Salmo River Ranch starting on Friday, July 24th to Monday, July 27th, 2020.
Surf Canada is among 55 nations and 240 athletes that have gathered in Japan to celebrate the 2019 ISA World Surfing Games and compete for placements for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Whitecap Alpine has just revealed one of the coolest backcountry saunas in the entire province. Check it out.
The BC Court of Appeal has ruled Jumbo Glacier Resort no longer has a valid environmental certificate and development cannot go ahead until re-assessed.
Two British Columbia events have been awarded best festivals by DJ Mag: Bass Coast in Merritt won “Best Boutique Festival” and Shambhala in Salmo won “Best Music Festival.”
Last summer members of the Canadian-Eh Society set out to re-enact the 1926 expedition to Mt. Waddington, the highest mountain in British Columbia’s Coast Range. This is why they failed.
One of BC’s leading wildfire ecologists, Robert Gray, says British Columbians can expect fire in the woods and smoke in the air for decades to come. “This is what the future looks like, and, if anything, it’s going to be worse than this,” he says.
Given a choice of any beverage, most black bears and grizzlies would probably not stuff their snouts into a vat of gin. But in Fernie, British Columbia, a company has distilled a drink with Ursidae in mind.
The National Park Foundation in America has announced the winners of its “Share the Experience” photo contest. And they’re sick!
Nate Atkins is a 15-year-old native of Nelson, British Columbia, who’s tearing up the mountain bike circuit. He’s come a long way since riding his Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle bike when he was two.
Historian and writer Greg Nesteroff shares the story of Bill Lane, an undercover FBI agent sent to the Slocan Valley to ferret out counter-culture radicals. Maybe you met him?
Fernie Brewing Company has won a gold medal at the Canadian Brewing Awards for its Campout West Coast Pale.
When the Nunavik Youth Hockey Development Program was cancelled, filmmaker Jonnie Broi decided to do a documentary about how vital it was for the kids of Nunavik. This is the film and our Q&A with him.
The 2019 Rip Curl Nationals presented by Red Bull are set for May 10-14 and this year there’s something new in the mix: the competition is also the official trials for Canadian Team Olympic qualification.
The Sun Peaks Bike Park marks its 20th anniversary this summer with an investment of $350,000 in upgrades and new trails.
The federal government has announced the Canadian Mountain Network will receive $18.3 million in funding over the next five years.
This summer construction will begin on the longest alpine water slide in the world in Rossland, BC.