Browsing by Tag: kootenays

Shayna Jones’s multimedia project explores narratives of race in the face of rural living. By Louis Bockner

This week, Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine and Columbia Basin Trust launch a new podcast called The Headwaters.

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.

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.

For Alberta athlete Lorenza Sommaruga Malaguti, freediving beneath ice truly takes her breath away.

Canada’s first craft outdoor gear alliance is rolling out a #ShopLocalBC campaign in which Kootenay makers step into the spotlight.

THE YEAR WAS 1990. Backcountry skiing was, at least for the average recreational skier, the stuff of dreams. If you were a young person in…

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

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.

A professional climber’s quest to complete every route in the famous Haffner Cave – in one day – gave him a way back to life….

Red Mountain Resort in Rossland, BC, is one of our favourite places to shred. And it’s that much better when you win a season’s pass to ski it for free.

In 1956, the Sinixt people were declared extinct by the Canadian government. After an 11-year legal battle, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled the Sinixt should now have access to their traditional hunting territory, which encompasses a large swath of the West Kootenay region. What does this mean for their “extinct” status and their future?

The Crescent is a new 102-unit housing complex at Red Mountain Resort in Rossland, British Columbia. It’s being promoted as the future of alpine flats, but its history harkens back to an all-female team that forever changed the sport of hockey in Canada.

Editor Vince Hempsall gets under the skin of the Voormi Treeline Hoodie to see what the bigfootin’ deal is.

We received a letter to the editor from J.B. in Nelson, British Columbia who was concerned about the “Amber Got Her Gun” story.

Touchstone Museum in Nelson, BC has opened its latest exhibit called “The Grow Show” about cannabis culture in the Kootenays. It’s lit.

Slocan Valley paraglider Benjamin Jordan describes his record-breaking journey from Mexico to Canada and the resultant butterfly effect.