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.
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.
Shayna Jones’s multimedia project explores narratives of race in the face of rural living. By Louis Bockner
We received a letter to the editor from G.B. in Invermere, British Columbia who was concerned about the Kootenay Invasives story.
An East Kootenay man will hunt for a fabled gold boulder in the deep waters of British Columbia’s Kootenay Lake — using a submarine he built himself.
Of all the world’s backwoods creatures, nothing is as unrelentingly vigilant—and consequently irritating—as the pack rat.
Bass Coast has released its 2022 lineup and it includes international DJs as well as local favourites. Here is the full list of artists.
Three years after an epic grunt along the length of the Selkirks, four British Columbia ski mountaineers lay claim to an equally arduous first-ever ski traverse of the neighbouring Purcells. Would they undertake the beautiful voyage again? Yaaa–probably not. Story and photographs by Douglas Noblet.
Shambhala, Canada’s longest-running electronic music festival, released its 2022 lineup today after a two-year hiatus.
The recently released Lost Kootenays book provides a glimpse back at a simpler time in the region, when things were more black and white.
For Alberta athlete Lorenza Sommaruga Malaguti, freediving beneath ice truly takes her breath away.
British Columbia electronic music and art festival Bass Coast has donated over $20,000 to flood relief efforts in the community of Merritt.
Canada’s first craft outdoor gear alliance is rolling out a #ShopLocalBC campaign in which Kootenay makers step into the spotlight.