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Wed, April 17, 2024

Easy Pedal & Roll Adventures: Kootenay Rails to Trails

Rewind 135+ years ago to a time when British Columbia was lured into joining Canada with a promise of a transcontinental railway. In 1880,...

Wed, April 10, 2024

4 Reasons to Drive BC's Hidden Route: The Slocan Valley

The road less travelled showcases some of the best attractions and activities in the Kootenays – as we venture off of the TransCanada Highway...

Thu, March 28, 2024

Out Your Back Door: Kootenay Community Treks

We come by our beauty naturally with BIG mountains – the Canadian Rockies, Purcells, Selkirks and the Monashees and vast valleys in-between these ancient...

Wed, March 20, 2024

Adventures for All: Accessible & Adaptive Sports Road Trip

No matter your comfort level or dream destination, there are plenty of ways to begin your adventure. The Kootenay Rockies’ operators offers a wide...

Tue, March 19, 2024

Everything is Local

In the Kootenay Rockies, residents and visitors alike share our mountain playground. Work and play is a must with our tourism providers. While out...

Thu, March 14, 2024

Best Trail Events in the Kootenays

Immerse yourself in the unparalleled mountain splendour of the Kootenays! Dazzle in the array of high-quality trail events, making it the ultimate playground for...

Wed, March 6, 2024

How to be a Purposeful Traveller

Thank you for visiting! While you are here, we want you to have an incredible time exploring the southeast corner of British Columba. For...

Tue, March 5, 2024

Planning Your Kootenay Road Trip

Imagine cruising down an open highway, windows rolled down – enjoying the crisp mountain air. In front of you, breathtaking views of the our...

Fri, January 12, 2024

Invermere's Whiteway: And All Things Winter

The Whiteway on Lake Windermere is the World’s Longest Skating Path, a 30+ kilometres groomed track that runs all the way around the lake and...

Wed, January 10, 2024

Fat Tires on the Powder Highway

Winter is no longer just for skiing & snowboarding. An army of dedicated volunteers with an expanding quiver of trail grooming equipment, combined with...

Tue, January 9, 2024

Toques & Plaid: Its Unique Vibe on BC's Powder Highway

There’s a sure-fire way to tell that winter has arrived in the Kootenays without looking at the weather. No, it’s not twinkle lights or...

Fri, December 29, 2023

72 Hours in Rossland this Winter

Experience the renowned RED Mountain Resort with its legendary light, dry snow, and unparalleled tree skiing. Immerse yourself in the thrill of conquering the...

Wed, December 27, 2023

72 Hours at Panorama Resort this Winter

Panorama Mountain Resort rises 1,300-m vertical (4,265 ft.) and has more than 1,214-hectares (3,000 acres) of terrain. It’s not until you reach the summit...

Fri, December 22, 2023

72 Hours in Kimberley this Winter

Follow the Powder Highway to Kimberley’s historic mountain & alpine community.  The Kimberley Alpine Resort is home to North America’s largest gladed terrain over...

Tue, December 19, 2023

72 Hours in the Columbia Valley this Winter

The Columbia Valley (including the communities of Canal Flats, Edgewater, Fairmont Hot Springs, Invermere, Panorama, Radium Hot Springs & Windermere) is one of the...

Tue, November 28, 2023

Powder Fun on the Powder Highway

Get ready to have an amazing time in the stunning mountains, where you’ll experience exhilarating POW that will leave your legs happily exhausted! And...

Thu, November 16, 2023

5 Things To Do with the White Stuff in the Kootenays

In the Kootenays, we embrace winter with unwavering confidence and endless outdoor adventures. Hibernation is simply not in our vocabulary for residents and visitors...

Thu, August 10, 2023

Big Adventures in our Mountains

If you had to pick one defining feature that makes the Kootenays special, it would be hard to argue with our incredible mountain ranges...

Thu, July 6, 2023

Make the Most of Your Kootenay Rockies Getaway

Your bags are nearly packed, the kids are itching to go, and you’re just about ready to begin your family vacation to your favourite...

Tue, June 20, 2023

Accessible Trails in the Kootenay Rockies

Many thanks to all of the dedicated trail builders and volunteers, the Kootenays are full of world class trails for all abilities – adventures...

Tue, March 21, 2023

Stewards of the Land: Positive Effects

Becoming protectors of nature ensures future generations will enjoy all of the region’s natural attributes. Stewardship is our collective responsibility to retain the quality...

Tue, March 14, 2023

Get Informed - Before your Wild Adventure in the Kootenays

Proper planning, prevents poor performance. This timeless adage is as relevant to our precious holiday time as it is to a job interview or...

Thu, June 9, 2022

Colossal Things to See & Do in the Kootenays

The Kootenays hold colossal secrets — where every corner holds a grand revelation awaiting your discovery. They may be familiar to some, but there’s...

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