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Do you belong here? A researcher and guide asks whether she’s a gatekeeper of the mountains.

The Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Festival saw a lot of format changes this year, including the addition of one seriously good party. Here are the deets as well as a slideshow from our buddy and pro photog Steve Ogle.

The 14th Annual Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Festival is landing February 21-23. New for this year is a big mountain freestyle competition called the Powder Crown and the KMC Coldsmokin’ Bush Party.

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.

One of BC’s leading wildfire ecologists, Robert Gray, says British Columbians can expect fire in the woods and smoke in the air for decades to come. “This is what the future looks like, and, if anything, it’s going to be worse than this,” he says.

The 13th Annual Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Festival is landing February 22-24 at Whitewater Ski Resort. Here’s what you can expect from the event.

How does a small team of snow pros generate comprehensive avalanche forecasts about Canada’s mightiest mountains, every single day, all winter long? Like this.

Returning to the scene of a crash that cost him dearly, a former snowboarder-turned-sit skier is nevertheless living it, loving it, and launching it.

An excerpt: How the builders of boards and bikes are tackling the issues of sustainability and consumer consciousness. By Ryan Stuart.

BC riders took all four of the Elite and Junior titles on Sunday at the 2018 Canadian Downhill Championships in Panorama Resort in Invermere, British…

Forest-fire ecologist Robert Gray knows more than most when it comes to forest fires. So why is his expertise going unheeded? Veteran CBC journalist Jeff Davies investigates Gray’s know-how, and the naysayers.

Jimmie Spencer of Vernon, British Columbia, championed the high aims of Canada’s ski resort industry for over 30 years. He passed away earlier this week.

If you’ve ever spent time as a hut keeper at a ski or hiking lodge, you have to read this great poem recently penned by…

The 12th Annual Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Festival is coming February 23-25. Here’s what you can expect from the event. From February 23 to 25 Whitewater…

The Soulines Backcountry Event returns to Nelson, British Columbia March 2-4, 2018. Here are the details. Those of us here at Kootenay Mountain Culture magazine…

Mountain Seymour, the Spearhead, sky-high snow patches in summer: whatever the mission the Traslin brothers of Vancouver, British Columbia, are all in. By Steven Threndyle….

The Canuck Splitfest will be celebrating its 8th season this weekend from Jan 12-14th. We chatted with the event’s Emilie de Crombrugghe to find out…

With avalanche accident statistics showing the need for increased client-and-guide interaction in decision-making, professional mountain guides are learning new ropes. By Ryan Stuart. Ours was…

North America’s first helicopter-supported enduro mountain bike race was held on the Cartier Mountain Trail in Revelstoke this past summer. We caught up with the organizer to see how it all went down.

One of the most beautiful backcountry ski movies of all time is about to drop and Coast Mountain Culture magazine is proud to be a…