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Category description for Coast. Art, photography, design and editorial converge in a conversation focused on how and why human beings intersect with mountain landscapes in BC and around the world.

Patagonia has returned to its roots with the simplistic, minimalist Nine Trails series of backpacks. But do they hold up? Our online editor put his back into this review.

They’re the clearest lenses out there AND they help save the ocean? We’ll see. Our online editor takes a close look at Costa’s “Untangled” sunglasses.

Chelsie McCutcheon has seen poverty, addiction, and familial dysfunction. She is a shredder with spirit bridging the gap between kids and communities, on snow and soil.

Determined to dine only on what the sea and forest provide, four cyclists push into the Haida Gwaii bush, foodless.

Thirty years after the world watched British Columbia’s War in the Woods, Clayoquot Sound is stirring with unrest again. Amid Indigenous People’s struggle to steward the land and the resource sector’s goal to employ, a million annual visitors now stream to this delicate place, a land of beauty that was once off the radar but is now off the charts.

Mike Powell is a Seattle podcaster who delves into the stories and opinions of action-sports insiders and icons. Here’s why so many are tuning in to the Powell Movement.

Who needs a puffy jacket in the Caribbean? Our online editor answers this question and more with his honest review of the Patagonia Micro Puff Hoody.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

A Pemberton, British Columbia, young-un blazes a trail for mountain millennials.

Zapped Outfitters is a Kootenay-based brand that’s created a line of durable streetwear for school-aged kids with secret superpowers. 

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CMC writer Vince Hempsall burns rubber at one of the Pacific Northwest’s oldest and toughest raceways — following in the tread marks of his grandfather’s checkered past.

Patrick Lucas is the founder of British Columbia’s Aboriginal Youth Mountain Bike Program. In this article he describes creating the unique mountain bike adventure park that’s now located just west of the town of Hope.

Washington state curbs development of Atlantic salmon farms but British Columbia continues to play along in the face of First Nations defiance. This is why.