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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. 

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.

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.

Our writer fell in love with Summit Lake ski hill while visiting the Arrow Lakes region on assignment recently. This is why.

Radio Chatter is talkshow filmed in a Cessna airplane and this week’s guest is celebrated British-Columbia photographer Taylor Burk flying over Mount Waddington.

In the West Kootenay region, the sheer number of adventure-tourism tenures is causing conflict among users and instigating impassioned pleas from the public for the government to press pause on the process.