Kootenay

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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.

Editor Vince Hempsall gets under the skin of the Voormi Treeline Hoodie to see what the bigfootin’ deal is.

We received a letter to the editor from J.B. in Nelson, British Columbia who was concerned about the “Amber Got Her Gun” story.

Touchstone Museum in Nelson, BC has opened its latest exhibit called “The Grow Show” about cannabis culture in the Kootenays. It’s lit.

Slocan Valley paraglider Benjamin Jordan describes his record-breaking journey from Mexico to Canada and the resultant butterfly effect.

Jenalle Dion has created a journal to help you record your psychedelic experiences. It’s a trip.

On the heels of the release of the Gold Card Couloir video, we catch up with Revelstoke, British Columbia pro skier Christina Lustenberger to learn how the first descent all went down.

Markus Eder’s “The Ultimate Run – The Most Insane Ski Run Ever Imagined” levels up the genre that started with JP Auclair skiing the streets of Trail, British Columbia.

When professional Kootenay skiers seek to break world records or shred new lines, they want this man at their side.

The Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival has announced its winners for the 2021 season and a Kootenay-based scientist and author has won the grand prize for literature. 

A new film called “Desire Lines” follows world-record highliner Mia Noblet as she returns to her hometown of Nelson, British Columbia to pioneer new highlines at her local ski resort.

Our Art director left his crayons long enough to take the Hoji Free 110 ski touring boots for some backcountry wanders. This is his review.

A Golden, BC resident was jarred awake when a meteorite crashed through her roof and onto her pillow. Earlier this month a meteorite fell from…

The new film featuring Nelson, BC skier Sam Kuch called “Frame of Mind” has dropped. Here it is in all its 11-minute-long glory.

The boutique ski-in, ski-out hotel, The Josie, located at the base of Red Mountain Resort in Rossland is joining the Marriott’s Autograph Collection.

The New Yorker has published a short documentary about Joe Buffalo, a Canadian Cree and professional skateboarder who survived residential schooling. It’s the most important thing you need to watch this year. 

On the heels of the announcement that Ladybird Creek Bouldering area in the Slocan Valley is now a BC Recreation Site, we take a look at the local scene and why the West Kootenay region is becoming a popular bouldering destination.

Editor Vince Hempsall recently discovered some delectable surprises in the Arrow Lakes region while on assignment for ZenSeekers. 

On a recent assignment for ZenSeekers, editor Vince Hempsall and photographer Dave Heath captured the beauty that is Castlegar and the Lower Arrow Lakes. 

Editor-in-chief Mitchell Scott explores his other half in this latest Backside Column about all of our alter egos.