Canada’s Only Rock Climbing Pub

The Lion's Head Smoke and Brew Pub has a special place in…
April 19, 2018/by Vince Hempsall

Mr Winkle’s Hideout Rock Guide Updates

The lower Slocan Bluffs in Slocan City have seen some development recently thanks to the efforts of valley resident Daren Tremaine.
April 19, 2018/by admin

Plum Binding Review – Why I’ll Never Buy Them Again

Plum is a ski product manufacturer out of Europe that, about…
April 13, 2018/by Vince Hempsall

Chasing Avalanches

A friend of mine was caught in an avalanche three days ago…
April 11, 2018/by Vince Hempsall

Kootenay Inspired Book Launches

Paul Saso's new book Kootenay Inspired – Stories and Photos…
December 10, 2017/by Vince Hempsall

Two Climbers Circumnavigate the 13 Peaks of Mulvey Basin in a Day

On August 22, 2017, David Lussier and I successfully completed…
September 7, 2017/by Vince Hempsall

Review of The North Face Alpine Project Jacket

“Breathe!” my belayer yells up at me. I’m climbing…
July 3, 2017/by admin

Castlegar Man Catches the World’s Largest Kokanee…and Eats it

In the summer 2017 issue of Kootenay Mountain Culture magazine…
July 3, 2017/by Vince Hempsall

Review of the Mountain Hardwear Ozonic 50 OutDry Pack

June 3, 2017/by Vince Hempsall

BASE Jumping in Twin Falls, Idaho

Sometimes the story behind the story can be just as interesting. In…
January 10, 2016/by Vince Hempsall

A Review of The New Kokanee Mountain Zipline

“As a rock climber I spend a lot of time dangling on ropes…
September 28, 2015/by Vince Hempsall

Recap – Kootenay Climbing Festival 2015

It’s amazing to think the Kootenay Climbing Festival has…
September 26, 2015/by admin