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Quick shot happenings in the mountain culture universe (which is actually quite big). Only sometimes to we go into space.

American company Powdr has entered the Canadian ski market with the acquisition of Silverstar Mountain Resort near Vernon, British Columbia. 

Louisa Gilbert of Wild Bus Films has turned a simple yellow school bus into an off-grid travelling palace. This is #vanlife levelled up. Here’s how she did it.

National Geographic photographer, Tedx speaker and global roamer Adam Schluter is launching his book “The World I See” at the Art Spirit Gallery in Coeur d’ Alene on November 30. Here’s how he got over his fear of photographing strangers.

After last year’s sell-out show, Kootenay Mountain Culture magazine has decided to do another booty call. The Backyard Booty variety show returns to the Capital…

Four breweries from Fernie, Nelson, Revelstoke and Golden have combined forces to create a new beer for the winter season and to help bring awareness to Avalanche Canada.

Sun Peaks offers the earliest scheduled winter opening of any resort in British Columbia. This is what you can expect.

The Columbia Basin Trust has announced it will help create 198 new child care spaces and improve 1,256 existing spaces in the Kootenay region.

With the help of a grant worth more than $300,000, the ​Civic Theatre ​in Nelson, British Columbia is working towards developing a thriving ​Screen-Based Industry in the Kootenays.

Patagonia has announced all 61 of its waterproof shells are now made with recycled materials in Fair Trade Certified factories.

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.

On May 2, 2019, skiers Stefanie Falz and Cam Mclellan skied a new line off Chisel Peak near Invermere, British Columbia. This is their story as told by Cam.

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!