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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.

KMC Magazine throws on the winter tires and takes a rip around our backyard looking for new food, booze, and things to do.

Do Intuition ski boot liners stand up to the rigours of the Canadian arctic? For this honest review, our art director Chris Rowat really steps in it.

For one Okanagan bodyworker, using horses and other animals in her therapy sessions gets to the heart of what matters.

We received a letter to the editor praising our “Cheerz To Sobriety” story in the Winter 2022/23 issue of KMC.

From record-breaking sprints to month-long slogs, we explore the evolution of Kootenay ski traversing.

It’s the dream of many Kootenay kids: be discovered on the slopes, get air time in popular ski videos, and ride a wave of sponsorship dollars. Then what? Freeskiing star Sam Kuch contemplates it all after a brutal crash sidelined his ride.

These kite-skiing athletes have learned that travelling fast across large swaths of the Rockies is a breeze.

Dano Slater: Skier, freeride coach, legend. 1974-2022. We’ll miss you. Photo by Dave Heath. Words by Mitchell Scott.

The pioneers of a famed ski zone lock their heels and spin their wheels in a new film.

Meet Basil Fuller, the driving force behind a growing Kootenay community of Jamaican truckers.

Designed by Cover Architecture, the new Confluence building will house the city’s Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Centre while adhering to state-of-the-art Passive House certification.

Mountain Hardwear launched one of its lightest jackets yet, the Kor AirShell Hoody. Is it still fly after heavy use? Our editor reviews.

Mountain Hardwear launched the JMT series of backpacks and editor Vince Hempsall has shouldered the responsibility of testing one of them. This is his honest review.

Launched in May 2022, the Headwaters podcast is announcing plans to drop two additional episodes this month.

The Giro Montaro all-mountain helmet has continued to evolve over the years. Photo Editor Peter Moynes gets his head around the latest iteration called the Montaro Mips II helmet.

The Cottonwood Lake Preservation Society is holding an event October 8, 2022 to celebrate saving the regional park from logging.

Our photo editor Peter Moynes takes the new Giro Deed mountain bike shoes for a ride and absolutely stomps this review.

Small inflatable boats are changing how backcountry explorers navigate the mountain range between British Columbia and Alberta.

A look inside 10 years of discovery and determination in Bisaro Anima, the 683-metre-deep cave near Fernie, British Columbia.