Canada’s most celebrated indigenous designer and America’s original counterculture super-ban, the Grateful Dead, have something in common. This is it.

They were born on a printing press in a Surrey, British Columbia, garage and tirelessly hawked at trade shows to hunters, hikers and horse lovers. Twenty-five years and two million copies later, Backroad Mapbooks have led bush lovers down happier trails.

Once an icy and somewhat wacky weapon intended for WWII action, Jasper, Alberta’s abandoned Habbakuk hulk is now a deep treasure for divers.

The one constant of the word “wicked” is that it pushes limits to the extreme and, in the end, can inspire exceptional quality.

From lab to cash till, summit to toe, 3D printing is gonna change what adventurers wear and where they buy it. By Ryan Stuart.

Amid exploding molars, societal decay, and a Mayan microclimate, a volunteer British Columbia dentist searches for the root of it all in Guatemala.

An emergency public meeting has been called in an effort to save Nelson’s Cottonwood Slopes from logging.

Returning to the scene of a crash that cost him dearly, a former snowboarder-turned-sit skier is nevertheless living it, loving it, and launching it.

Three sleds. A couple of bad ideas. One plane. Our coastal cowboy goes to great heights to save his snowmo. By Rory Bushfield.

A new video showcases a Castlegar, British Columbia rock climbing couple who have overcome life’s challenges and are now stronger than ever. 

The teachers at this esteemed Olympic Peninsula institution know that while owning a boat will change your life, building one may change who you are.

He crafts skis from trees he logs. There’s a terrain park in his backyard. Al Eagleton knows he owes serendipity a beer.

The Mountain Culture Group has just learned a West Kootenay non-profit has started a campaign to buy the popular Waterline Walls rock climbing area in Castlegar.

To improve singletrack and walking paths in the Kootenays, the Columbia Basin Trust has launched new Trail Enhancement Grants worth $1.5-million over the three years.

After a five-year hiatus, Kootenay Mountain Culture magazine’s Backyard Booty variety show returns to the Capital Theatre in Nelson December 13th. Giddy up. Yes folks,…

Liz Rose has become the youngest Canadian to climb the Seven Summits and in so doing, raised  $213,000 so kids in palliative care can have adventures too.

KMC / CMC Magazine


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