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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.

When powder plowers in Bozeman, Montana, see the light, it’s time to shred.

Rossland, British Columbia, will once again host the Blizzard Music Festival January 23-26 with acts that include Skratch Bastid and Mat the Alien.

From Shanghai to Salmo to Sin City, BC/DC has earned a reputation as one of North America’s raddest road-tripping tribute bands. It’s been 20 years. And one hell of a highway.

From the editor’s introduction of “The Future” issue of Kootenay Mountain Culture magazine, managing editor Vince Hempsall pens a letter to his infant son for him to open and read in 2039.

Rosslanders and Red Mountain pay high praise to Ardis Urquhart, a community crusader lost too soon.

The Town of Canmore, Alberta has implemented a studded bike tire incentive program for its residents this season. This is how it works and why every community should do the same. 

British Columbia-based Sherpas Cinema have just dropped the trailer for its latest ski flick “La Liste: Everything Or Nothing.” And it’s insane.

In British Columbia’s Cariboo country, a young family’s fringe existence reverberates with the twang of banjos, love and an inferno of loss. For Juno-awarding winning performers Pharis and Jason Romero, this is life, and the strings that are attached.

Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing is celebrating its 50th season with a video launch this week and the announcement it’s bringing back the Powder 8 World Championships event.

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

British Columbia mountain biker Nate Atkins is charging up the ranks in National and International Enduro competitions. But as we can see in this heart-felt season recap, written in his own words, he’s still a down-to-earth Kootenay kid.

This month the movie “Regeneration” drops. We chat with one of its creators about snowboarding, the climate, and, more importantly, who the hell skins an up track without poles.

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.

These socks are made in America. And like their country of birth, they’re powerful as hell. Why do you want powerful socks? Because what other item of your daily clothing gets punched 10,000 times a day?

Take a virtual-reality trip to the glaciers of Iceland, the remote fishing villages of Indonesia and more on November 30, between 7-10pm, in Nelson, British Columbia. VR headsets will be on hand and the experience is free and open to people of all ages.

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