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Sat, February 3, 2024

Road Tripping the Powder Highway Like a Ski Bum

Located in the southeastern corner of British Columbia, the Powder Highway is an unrivaled destination for skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts. With the highest concentration...

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...

Wed, January 31, 2024

Slackcountry Touring at our Powder Highway Ski Resorts

The Slackcountry is where adventure awaits, just outside ski resort boundaries. No need to sweat and toil to ‘earn your turns’ in the Backcountry....

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...

Fri, January 26, 2024

How BIG is The Powder Highway?

IT’S COLOSSAL!  After polling all of the alpine, cat, heli and most of the backcountry lodges – we found out that it is GIGANTIC! 7.2...

Fri, January 26, 2024

Avalanche Safety Training: Step 1 for Backcountry Ski Touring

Growing up I was fortunate to have a remarkable ski hill in close proximity to me. It truly introduced me to my love and...

Wed, January 24, 2024

Learn to Ski & Snowboard on the Powder Highway

Join us in our quest for epic powder, charming mountain towns, and memories that will last a lifetime along the Powder Highway. Whether you’re...

Tue, January 23, 2024

Our Kootenay Mountain Ranges

Explore the breathtaking Kootenay region, nestled in the southeastern corner of British Columbia, Canada. Experience the beauty of the East & West Kootenay as...

Fri, January 19, 2024

Family Fun on BC's Powder Highway

Experience the ultimate skiing tradition on the Powder Highway! In my home, it was tradition to hit the slopes every weekend in Kimberley. The...

Thu, January 18, 2024

Funky Finds on the Powder Highway

With over 7.2+ million acres of terrain to be conquered, we suggest multiple visit to the Powder Highway to experience it all! It is...

Wed, January 17, 2024

Powder Towns on the Powder Highway

Sometimes it can be hard to reconcile just how different the “powder towns” along the Powder Highway are from each other. KIMBERLEY – NELSON...

Tue, January 16, 2024

Kootenay Winters: Why We Love Them

THE POWDER HIGHWAY Just the name alone conjures up images of steep, powder-filled alpine bowls, historic ski towns and residents united in their passion...

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...

Thu, January 11, 2024

Our Kootenay Mountain Culture

It’s a chilly day in early January.  A cold winter snap whispers its solemn sound through the nearby trees. The mounds of snow piled...

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, January 5, 2024

Getting into Hot Water: Kootenay Hot Springs

Looking to add some serious pampering to your Kootenay Rockies road trip? Don’t miss out on the incredible experience of visiting one (or more!)...

Thu, January 4, 2024

Sledding Events & Snowmobile Tours in the Kootenays

As the snow billows up over the hood of your machine, and you are hit in the face by a soft, cold powder, the...

Wed, January 3, 2024

Keeping it 'Old School': Our Community Hills on the Powder Highway

The hidden gems of the Powder Highway may not get the recognition they deserve, but their charm and authenticity speak for themselves. Discover the...

Tue, January 2, 2024

Up the Ante: Powder Highway Cat & Heli Day Packages

Looking to go beyond the local ski resorts on your trip to the Powder Highway? Before embarking on a multi-day adventure, get a taste...

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...

Thu, December 28, 2023

72 Hours in Revelstoke this Winter

Get ready for an unforgettable family ski/snowboard trip at Revelstoke Mountain Resort this winter! We’ve got you covered with some amazing local tips for...

Tue, December 26, 2023

72 Hours in Nelson this Winter

Lakeside Nelson is the basecamp for Whitewater Ski Resort, one of best ski alpine resorts on the Powder Highway. Located on the West Arm of Kootenay Lake, Nelson reigns as...

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...

Thu, December 21, 2023

72 Hours in Golden this Winter

Visiting Kicking Horse Mountain Resort in Golden this winter? This authentic Canadian mountain town, of Golden, is the perfect base for your next winter adventure. Here...

Wed, December 20, 2023

72 Hours in Fernie this Winter

Follow the Powder Highway to historic Fernie, home to Fernie Alpine Resort – with its five, legendary, powder-filled bowls. Enjoy the jam-packed days at...

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...

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 13, 2023

Après-Ski Spring Events on the Powder Highway

A visit to the Powder Highway is a bucket-list experience, with so many mountains to ski/ride – you’ll need to return again and again...

Tue, December 12, 2023

Our Kootenay Winter Celebrations: Along the Powder Highway

The Kootenay folks never shy away from the wintry chill. As the rest of the world may retreat indoors, we embrace the cold and...

Thu, December 7, 2023

Nordic Ski Adventures & Events To Do this Winter

The term loppet (pronounced luu-pit) is a Scandinavian term that means either: a long distance nordic ski race or event, or a bunch of...

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...

Tue, December 5, 2023

Powder Highway 101

The POWDER HIGHWAY is the ultimate route to an unparalleled adventure! Situated in the captivating southeastern corner of British Columbia, affectionately known as 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...

Tue, November 21, 2023

What's New on the Powder Highway?

As our champagne powder starts to blanket the peaks in the Kootenay Rockies, the mountains begin to lure us with their call. Along the Powder...

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...

Tue, November 14, 2023

Where to See the Best Winter Alpenglow in the Kootenays

The term alpenglow originates from the German word alpenglühen, which describes the rosy pink-red light on the skyline peaks at dawn and dusk. Some...

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, November 7, 2023

Unique Stays on a Kootenay Hot Springs Road Trip

Join us as we venture off the beaten path and uncover the extraordinary in the Kootenay Rockies! Discover a variety of unique accommodations, from...

Tue, October 31, 2023

Waters of Wellness: Kootenay Hot Springs

It’s truly enchanting how everything begins beneath the surface. The immense pressures and temperatures beneath the ground work their extraordinary magic on the flowing...

Tue, October 24, 2023

Cozy Up in a Kootenay Cabin this Winter

Each welcoming Kootenay mountain community offers an array of unique bed & breakfasts, cabins/chalets, glamping experiences, retreats to cozy up in.  Relax by a...

Tue, October 17, 2023

A Road Trip of a Lifetime: Kootenay Rockies Hot Springs

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and embark on a scenic road trip through the breathtaking Kootenay Rockies. Explore...

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