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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.

Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine and the Nelson Brewing Company have joined forces to create a new brew called Spruce Tip Ale, available in stores this week.

There’s something about biking in the fresh summer air. The wind on your face. The sounds of passerby. The fact you’re immersed in your surroundings…

One industry that is exploding during Covid is electric bikes. This is why. And if you don’t have one yet, this is why you should get one.

Racism in all its forms is not unique to the US. Here are some organizations in British Columbia and Canada fighting for equality that we think are worth you checking out.

There are many reasons why Whitefish, Montana is suddenly on every mountain biker’s radar and a 3,800-foot descent is one of them.

National Geographic photographer Adam Schluter was given unprecedented access to capture every major iconic moment of Covid-19 in Las Vegas, LA, San Francisco and other cities. This is how and why.

The third and final film by Ryan Flett Media showcasing Kootenay free skier Trace Cooke has dropped amid challenges posed by Covid.

With a summer of festivals nearly non-existent, it’s exciting to hear the Nelson International Mural Festival is still going to happen in 2020.

A Kootenay rock climbing association has announced it’s raised enough funds to purchase the most popular rock climbing area in Castlegar, British Columbia.

We caught up with pro snowboarder and apprentice ski guide Dave Crerar to find out how difficult it is to become an alpine guide these days and what the profession now looks like.

We’ve all seen the bad news. But what good news stories are happening out there during the Covid-19 global pandemic? We’re collecting them all here.

A new film by Ryan Flett Media showcases Kootenay free skier Trace Cooke the physical challenges he endures as a pro skier.

What’s the Motocross Grand Prix look like? Kootenay photographer Conrad Swetland travels to England to find out. Here’s his slideshow.

The latest offering from West Kootenay-based duo Moontricks is called “Backwoods Bass” and as writer Louis Bockner learns, it’s anything but bush league.

Newt Fest is a new outdoor music and arts festival happening in Spillimacheen, British Columbia, June 12-13. Here are the artists who’ll be playing.

Ayahuasca, peyote, Psilocybe semilanceata, and Turbina corymbose are not household names or readily available at your local pharmacy. But Western culture is beginning to embrace…

Once a seemingly distant siren threatening tomorrow’s generations, the age of extinction is upon us, with worldwide evidence of wildlife gone forever. KMC’s Emily Nilsen reflects upon the fate of North America’s South Selkirk caribou herd and the meaning of their disappearance.

March 13 is “A Day For Jake” to celebrate the legacy of Jake Burton Carpenter with free access to various resorts.

Osprey is making inroads into the urban environment with its Arcane Duffle bag and the Archeon series of backpacks.  Review editor Vince Hempsall takes them for a stroll downtown and around the continent.

The Seismic Spring Mountain Festival returns to SilverStar Resort March 13 to 22. This is what you can expect.