Browsing by Tag: west-kootenays

“The climate is changing and so are we.” Kootenay youth band together to help bring down emissions and build resilience. By Ella Korth and Linn Murray.

After last year’s sell-out show, Kootenay Mountain Culture magazine has decided to do another booty call. The Backyard Booty variety show returns to the Capital…

This summer construction will begin on the longest alpine water slide in the world in Rossland, BC.

Parts of Rogers Pass are now closed because of poaching by backcountry skiers. Here’s how Parks Canada is trying to manage the winter masses at this popular area.

An emergency public meeting has been called in an effort to save Nelson’s Cottonwood Slopes from logging.

An emergency public meeting has been called in an effort to save Nelson’s Cottonwood Slopes from logging.

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.

A new video showcases a Castlegar, British Columbia rock climbing couple who have overcome life’s challenges and are now stronger than ever. 

He crafts skis from trees he logs. There’s a terrain park in his backyard. Al Eagleton knows he owes serendipity a beer.

The Mountain Culture Group has just learned a West Kootenay non-profit has started a campaign to buy the popular Waterline Walls rock climbing area in Castlegar.

To improve singletrack and walking paths in the Kootenays, the Columbia Basin Trust has launched new Trail Enhancement Grants worth $1.5-million over the three years.

After a five-year hiatus, Kootenay Mountain Culture magazine’s Backyard Booty variety show returns to the Capital Theatre in Nelson December 13th. Giddy up. Yes folks,…

Zapped Outfitters is a Kootenay-based brand that’s created a line of durable streetwear for school-aged kids with secret superpowers. 

The Mountain Culture Group has just learned that the final payment on the Kinnaird Bluffs rock climbing area purchase has been completed. In the Summer…

Kootenay Mountain Culture magazine has left the trucks at home and started using electric bicylces to do local deliveries and commute around town.

The Kootenay Rock Climbing Festival returns September 22-23, 2018, and will feature Olympic climber Jen Olson and Canadian mountaineering legend Don Vockeroff.

Valhalla Pure Outfitters in Nelson, British Columbia, has awarded $1000 to an outstanding ATLAS student as part of its  Education Fund initiative.

Sweetgrass Productions has just dropped the Shambhala 2018 Aftermovie and it’s killer. Watch the whole movie here.

Wedged somewhere between Charles Dickens and Dr. Who, freaky fashionistas are gaining steam in Kaslo and around the world.

From Mushrooms to Huckleberries, the unmonitored harvesting of non-timber forest products for commercial purposes is a new challenge facing lawmakers.