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At 11am this morning, a small crowd of local skiers and boarders were on hand to shred new the terrain, and witness the inauguration of…

Even by British Columbia’s famous ski and snowboard standards, it might well be deemed a Christmas miracle of sorts — historically, meteorologically, even industrially. This…

What do you get when you cross three yahoos (two of them a couple of the Kootenays’ finest mountain media playas) the Rockies’ most famous…

Yes indeedy do…it’s that time of year again. The ol’ KMC rotary phone has been ringing off the hook for the past few weeks with…

We don’t know who this guy is, or where he came from. He showed up at the Kootenay Coldsmoke PowderKeg Slopestyle last year, commandeered the…

As winter begins to grasp our lands in her icy clutch, we pause to recollect those wonderful trappings of Kootenay Mountain Culture. Here, we revisit…

Oh yes people, the first resort to open in the Kootenays, does so with fine flare. As of November 22, 2010, with over 100cm of…

KMC Publisher and Photo Editor, Peter Moynes spend the day yesterday shooting the towers being helicoptered in up at Nelson’s Whitewater Resort. With the towers…

Oh great goodness, the wait is going to be worth it. Rossland based filmmakers, Derek Frankowski and Ryan Gibb, coupled with KMC Editor Mitchell Scott…

This is classic Kootenay. Created by Nelson filmmaker Clay Mitchell, and first premiering at KMC’s own Backyard Booty last winter, Dizzy Karts captures the soul…

It is perhaps the gnarliest singular event in all of action sports. Some cliffs, rocks, a bunch of dirt, and 25 of the most unafraid…

Young gun Garret Buehler gets his shred on in this beauty action/lifestyle/love living and riding in the Kootenays video. Way to skip school buddy.

Our Art Director loves his history. He recently found this very comprehensive site exploring the sternwheelers of Kootenay Lake. At one time the waterway was…

There’s new lifts and area expansion happening all over the Kootenay’s these days, check out this press release from Golden’s Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. It…

It maybe hot and smoky in the Kootenays right now, but out there in the big ski movie world, it’s trailer time. And this one,…

A piece from Greg Osadchuk’s new work, “Nelson in HDR”. Greg is documenting Nelson one building at a time in HDR. Prints and cards available…

Creston BC’s seminal Slopestyle competition went down without a hitch this past weekend. Big talent, big airs and big crowds. Check out the video for…

Based in sunny Creston, BC, the Kootenays very own slopestyle competition goes this weekend, attracting some of the best riders in the world, with beauty…

SilverStar Bike Park rules. No ifs ands or buts. As the preferred bike park for Kootenay and westward-based riders, this year’s Opening Day weekend was…