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Climbing Camp Celebrates Kain’s Epic Season of 1916

When the 1916 climbing season ended, Conrad Kain had led ascents of 15 virgin peaks, including some of the most difficult ever attempted in Canada. In celebration of the 100th anniversary of his most successful and ambitious season, 10 students from Invermere, Cranbrook and Kimberley travelled to Bugaboo Provincial Park on July 22 to participate in the annual Conrad Kain Bugaboos Teens Climbing Camp. [...]

Life Lessons in Mountain Biking

Sometimes life too closely resembles a bone-crushing mountain bike ride on the hardest trails you've ever encountered. Or, maybe it's the other way around: a mountain bike ride reminds you of the toughest times you've had in life. In this piece, contributor C.B. Macintosh confronts the messiness of life by drawing inspiration from the three rules of mountain biking. [...]