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Category description for Kootenay. 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.

The federal government has announced the Canadian Mountain Network will receive $18.3 million in funding over the next five years.

Conrad Swetland sets up track-side at Seattle’s Monster Energy AMA Supercross and snapped the action for this exclusive slideshow.

Pro mountain bike and Rossland, BC native Mike Hopkins has created a film to celebrate our bros and sistas.

But from the Okanagan to Northern Montana, and around the world, witches exist not to spook nor hex, but to enlighten and empower.

Canmore climber Sonnie Trotter helps us understand how he went from the flatlands of Ontario to becoming Canada’s greatest rock climber.

Squamish rock climber Will Stanhope helps us understand why the sport has brought him so much joy since he started at the age of nine.

Calgary climber Jon Walsh explains what drove him to be a lifelong collector of the world’s classic rock routes. By Jayme Moye.

Kootenay rock climber Jasmin Caton helps us understand the personal peace and joy the sport brings her. By Jayme Moye.

In this latest ski vid by Danny Leblanc, featuring Dave Crerar and Tom Harding, it’s obvious Fairy Meadows is otherworldly.

From the Backside column of Coast Mountain Culture #15, Mitchell Scott delivers a treatise on a subject close to our hearts…and eyelids.

When skins and sweat are not enough to outrun the crowd, some ski tourers are heading for the sled. Are snowmobiles an inevitable mode of adventure for those yearning to go deeper and farther faster?

Parts of Rogers Pass are now closed because of poaching by backcountry skiers. Here’s how Parks Canada is trying to manage the winter masses at this popular area.

We took a pair of Smartwool socks on our latest distribution run and wore them the entire time. 27 days. A gazillion steps. One pair of socks. This is their story.

Plucked from the pound, these sled dogs are pulling their weight — thanks to a good-hearted entrepreneur.

The avalanche report said they were god to go. The terrifying outcome of the day should make us stop and think – more than twice.

He’s been with us since the beginning and has overcome some serious obstacles to maintain a shooting lifestyle. Meet photographer Doug Le Page.

Death-defying venues. Physical and financial toll. Stacked odds and international big-mountain skiing’s uncertain future. This is life on the Freeride World Tour. Just ask Trace Cooke.

There sure is, bud. But thanks to its nose for toxins and consumer-protection laws, an Oregon lab is helping legitimize the state’s cannabis industry in ways not seen anywhere else.

The 13th Annual Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Festival is landing February 22-24 at Whitewater Ski Resort. Here’s what you can expect from the event.

The biggest event in freeride skiing descended upon Golden, British Columbia, recently and aspiring athletes seized the opportunity for a “shreducation.”