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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.

Here’s how Canadian mountain bike company Rocky Mountain Bicycles is celebrating four decades of stoke.

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. 

Vince Hempsall travels to Panorama Mountain Resort for the first Canada Cup series to include downhill adaptive mountain biking. He meets legends.

For three decades, Lino Grifone has operated the Western Canada School of Taxidermy, teaching students the art of making a life appear eternal.

Alpine canyoning is a relatively new sport in Canada, but despite the dangers, which include hypothermia, rockfalls, and the possibility of plunging off high peaks, it’s growing in popularity. As our writer discovers, sometimes it’s worth chasing waterfalls.

Durston is an ultralight gear manufacturer based in the Kootenays that’s making one of the most popular tents on the planet. Editor Vince Hempsall shares the skinny.

Revelstoke, British Columbia singer Al Lee has released a self-produced album called “Revolution St.” Senior writer Emily Nilsen takes a listen.

Nomadix is making sustainable towels and beachwear from plastic bottles. Photo editor Peter Moynes took some on a recent lake trip to try them out….

Fasten your spray skirts and take note of the wet exits because the Clearwater Kayak Festival is wild—in or out of the water.

How can privately owned forests in highly visible and visited areas be logged seemingly without regulation or community input? Journalist Jeff Davies explains the complexities of British Columbia forest-land classifications and how one Kootenay community rallied to take action.

Up against the rugged and remote stage of British Columbia’s northern coast, a charismatic cast of Ursus arctos horribilis plays our a hairy tale of love, lust, and loss.

We received a letter to the editor from S. Boyle who was concerned about the off-leash dogs showcased in the latest issue as well as the skinny cougar in the bike feature.

Award-winning journalist Bob Keating has retired from journalism after a 35-year career and launched the Kootenay Time Podcast. 

Trevor Goward of Clearwater, British Columbia has dedicated his life to the study of lichen and his discoveries have earned him notoriety around the world.

Photographer Steve Shannon captured the stunning image on the current issue of KMC. Here’s how he got the shot.