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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.
Teton Gravity Research has dropped the trailer for its 2022 offering “Magic Hour” and it’s … magic.
Kootenay photographer Conrad Swetland was at the DH Mountain Bike World Cup in Andorra this July. Here’s his slideshow.
The inaugural Dark Horse Invitational Slopestyle Mountain-Bike Event in Revelstoke crowned a 12-year-old as its reigning champ. And that’s not all that makes it special. Words and photos by Lindsay Donovan.
The Board Ukulele Company in Blewett, British Columbia, is making electric instruments from old skateboard decks.
An annual gathering near Spokane, Washington, helps attendees get primitive again. Story by Derrick Knowles. Photos by David Beckstead.
The Kootenays are home to the world’s only inland temperate rainforest, and its uniqueness attracts everyone from tree huggers to tree cutters.
Touchstones, the Nelson, British Columbia museum, has opened two new photography exhibitions this month including Creston photographer Tekoa Predika’s “Enduring Spirit” show, which explores living on the fringes through tintype colloidal photographs.
The Clearwater Kayak Festival returns this August 5-7 and new for this year are the downhill SUP races. Gulp.
In his latest Backside column, Editor-in-Chief Mitchell Scott waxes on mugs and other wholly unalive things. Or are they?
Shayna Jones’s multimedia project explores narratives of race in the face of rural living. By Louis Bockner
This week, Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine and Columbia Basin Trust launch a new podcast called The Headwaters.
We received a letter to the editor from G.B. in Invermere, British Columbia who was concerned about the Kootenay Invasives story.
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