Browsing by Tag: west-kootenay

KMC Magazine throws on the winter tires and takes a rip around our backyard looking for new food, booze, and things to do.

The pioneers of a famed ski zone lock their heels and spin their wheels in a new film.

Meet Basil Fuller, the driving force behind a growing Kootenay community of Jamaican truckers.

Mountain Hardwear launched the JMT series of backpacks and editor Vince Hempsall has shouldered the responsibility of testing one of them. This is his honest review.

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.

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.

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.

The recently released Lost Kootenays book provides a glimpse back at a simpler time in the region, when things were more black and white.

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.

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?

We remember Rossland legend Gary Camozzi and revisit our article about him that ran in the Winter 07/08 issue of Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine. You were one of a kind, Gary. We’ll miss you.

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

On the heels of the release of the Gold Card Couloir video, we catch up with Revelstoke, British Columbia pro skier Christina Lustenberger to learn how the first descent all went down.

A new film called “Desire Lines” follows world-record highliner Mia Noblet as she returns to her hometown of Nelson, British Columbia to pioneer new highlines at her local ski resort.