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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, 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...

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...

Thu, February 1, 2024

7 Tips to Get You Started: Exploring Powder Highway's Backcountry

BC’s Powder Highway in the Kootenay Rockies is home to some of the most sought-after backcountry skiing and riding in the world. From far-flung...

Tue, January 30, 2024

Guiding Services: Exploring Powder Highway’s Backcountry

You’ve skied Polar Peak at Fernie Alpine Resort, you’ve maxed out the vertical you can bag in a day at Revelstoke Mountain Resort, and...

Thu, December 14, 2023

EV Powered Turns on a Powder Highway Road Trip

Quiet, ultra-efficient, and crazy fun to drive, electric vehicles, or EVs, are becoming a common sight at our ski resorts and Nordic clubs throughout...

Wed, December 6, 2023

9 Tips to Keep Your Family Safe on the Slopes

#1 – Ski/Ride within the Resort’s Boundaries and Follow all Posted Signs Regardless of your background as a skier or snowboarder, it is your...

Thu, November 9, 2023

Safety Tips for Your Powder Highway Road Trip

The Powder Highway’s majestic mountains always command respect, regardless of the season. In the winter precision is key. Current road conditions, weather updates, on-mountain...

Tue, August 15, 2023

Where to See Wildlife in the Kootenay Rockies

As I pull my exhausted body up the last stretch of trail before ridgeline, I am overcome with the sensation of being watched.  I...

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, May 16, 2023

We Are All Connected

With over 10,000 years of documented archeological history, a language that is a rare linguistic isolate unrelated to any other language, as well as...

Tue, March 28, 2023

Kootenay Ambassadors: Mindful Explorers

It’s that picture-perfect Kootenay day.  The sun’s rays filter through the forest, alpine lake shimmers with the gentle waves of the breeze.  In the...

Thu, March 23, 2023

Keeping the Kootenays Natural

We all love the Kootenay Rockies for its unique towns, friendly locals, and laid-back lifestyle. But what sets the Kootenays apart is the incredible...

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, April 21, 2022

Forest Therapy: Replenish your Spirit and Reawaken your Soul

We’ve all done it – briskly walking the trails, focusing on the destination rather than the journey. We strive to make it to the...

Tue, March 22, 2022

Follow the Trail: Kootenay Hiking Adventures

Some of the most spectacular Kootenay landscapes are also some of the most fragile.  In  high alpine basins and on soaring ridges vegetation clings...

Thu, June 17, 2021

Farm to Fork in the Kootenays

Championing the farm-to-fork movement, we’re backed by passionate consumers and innovative chefs who favour locally sourced ingredients, proving not just a trend, but a...

Thu, March 18, 2021

Kootenay Farmers' Markets

Savour the sweetness of freshly harvested honey, immerse yourself in the jubilant chatter of an enthusiastic crowd, and let the zesty fragrance of fresh...

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