Browsing by Tag: east-kootenay

Magi Scallion, the brainchild of the five-year-old Golden Ultra race has announced she’s transferring ownership to TransRockies, Inc.

Four breweries from Fernie, Nelson, Revelstoke and Golden have combined forces to create a new beer for the winter season and to help bring awareness to Avalanche Canada.

Scott Sommerville, chief administrative officer of the City of Kimberley in southeast British Columbia was the brainchild behind building Canada’s largest tracking solar array: the SunMine.

In 2018, the CEO of Columbia Lake Technology Center, Lorri Fehr, helped turn the quaint village of Canal Flats, BC, into a test piece for rural economic revitalization by farming data: the world’s newest valuable resource.

Surging in popularity among cycling purists, bikepacking is gaining traction as a return to the adventurism and exploration of the pre-freeride era. One backcountry crew…

The BC Court of Appeal has ruled Jumbo Glacier Resort no longer has a valid environmental certificate and development cannot go ahead until re-assessed.

Talk about tales from the gripped. Paraglider Benjamin Jordan shares his first-hand reports from a record-breaking sojourn waaaay above the Rockies.

Private skate sanctuaries can still be found in the Kootenays: a ramshackle barn in a field, a decrepit garage on a main street, an empty pool in a subdivision. Here are 5 such spots where the décor may not always be pretty, but the vibes are divine.

Doris Hausleitner is a scientist, consultant and Selkirk College ecology instructor who’s helping us learn more about the fascinating world of wolverines. 

On May 2, 2019, skiers Stefanie Falz and Cam Mclellan skied a new line off Chisel Peak near Invermere, British Columbia. This is their story as told by Cam.

Given a choice of any beverage, most black bears and grizzlies would probably not stuff their snouts into a vat of gin. But in Fernie, British Columbia, a company has distilled a drink with Ursidae in mind.

Every May, motorheads converge on Canal Flats, British Columbia, for some good ol’ cut and chase.

Plucked from the pound, these sled dogs are pulling their weight — thanks to a good-hearted entrepreneur.