The definition of mountain culture is broad and almost impossible to nail down in just a few sentences.
Is it about the community of a mountain town? A celebration of mountain sports? A life lived on high? Many say it’s a passion for the mountains, yet even that seems too simple. True mountain culture is seldom portrayed in glossy advertising campaigns. That’s because the gritty reality of life in the mountains isn’t as marketable as a vacation. In the end, my best answer to What is mountain culture? is what I’ve seen. So here’s a visual definition of what keeps me so fascinated with life in the mountains.