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For the first time in its 23-year history, Shambhala Music Festival will be held in July. General Admission tickets will grant access to the Salmo River Ranch starting on Friday, July 24th to Monday, July 27th, 2020.

The Kootenay Rock Climbing Festival returns September 21-22, 2019, and will feature Canada’s best rock climber Sonnie Trotter.

In the recent issue of KMC we feature a story about bikepacking the Purcell Range in BC. Here are the differences between bikepacking and bike touring.

With earth-friendly buying emphasizing local main-street economies, we thought it was time to take on local high fashion. Behold our 100-mile outfit fashion spread!

Amid concerns over the endangerment of species, spaces, and cowboy culture itself, the American Prairie Reserve project could succeed in protecting the contiguous United State’s largest nature reserve. All it will take is $500 million and a passion for progress, each victory measured in blades of wild grass.

The Shred Hard Camp hosted by pro mountain biker Dylan Sherrard is just one of many events happening at Sun Peaks Resort near Kamloops, British Columbia in August and September.

The North Face has teamed up with global gyms to celebrate Global Climbing Day on August 24 as part of “Walls Are Meant For Climbing.”

The BC Court of Appeal has ruled Jumbo Glacier Resort no longer has a valid environmental certificate and development cannot go ahead until re-assessed.

Talk about tales from the gripped. Paraglider Benjamin Jordan shares his first-hand reports from a record-breaking sojourn waaaay above the Rockies.

Lube up them lungs and salve your butt. From the Chilcotin to the California border, here are five backcountry bikepacking epics sure to send ya…

The trailer drops today for the new ski movie Winterland by Teton Gravity Research, which celebrates ski and snowboard culture around the world.

Last spring, Nelson’s two main interests came together with the creation of his first-ever skateboard made from repurposed spalted maple and a turquoise epoxy.

Private skate sanctuaries can still be found in the Kootenays: a ramshackle barn in a field, a decrepit garage on a main street, an empty pool in a subdivision. Here are 5 such spots where the décor may not always be pretty, but the vibes are divine.

Two British Columbia events have been awarded best festivals by DJ Mag: Bass Coast in Merritt won “Best Boutique Festival” and Shambhala in Salmo won “Best Music Festival.”

Revelstoke, British Columbia’s Luna Festival unites newcomers, old-timers, artsy-smartsies, and adreno-bingers in the name of art, wonder, and a little extra economic growth.

Doris Hausleitner is a scientist, consultant and Selkirk College ecology instructor who’s helping us learn more about the fascinating world of wolverines. 

Sweeping monopolization, unprecedented newsroom cuts, and the internet have done great harm to local journalism. Will communities ever be as critically well informed as they one were. We report on the state of the press.

Surf Anywhere got its break on the Kananaskis River, but today the river-surfing company is creating waves around the world.

From June 21 to 23, Revelstoke played host to the Husqvarna Triple B dirtbike rally and campout. Our correspondent Lexi Pechout reports back about the all-female event.

Behold bellyaking, a new river-borne adventure that begs the question: why hang ten when you can hang twenty?