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Powder Towns on the Powder Highway

November 17, 2022

Sometimes it can be hard to reconcile just how different the "powder towns" along the Powder Highway are from each other. Take Kimberley and Nelson. Kimberley... Read More

Road Tripping the Powder Highway Like a Ski Bum

November 3, 2022

Located in the southeastern corner of British Columbia, the Powder Highway refers to the area that boasts the highest concentration of alpine resort, backcountry, cat, heli... Read More

What's New on the Powder Highway?

November 1, 2022

As champagne powder starts to blanket the Kootenay Rockies, the mountains begin to lure us with their call.  Along the Powder Highway, ski resorts, backcountry... Read More

A Road Trip of a Lifetime: Kootenay Rockies Hot Springs

September 15, 2022

With long, winding highways running along deep river valleys, over long mountain passes and through picturesque communities, a road trip through the Kootenay Rockies fulfills... Read More

Escape to the Mountains

August 2, 2022

Slip off your shoes, stoke the fire, and settle in for an evening of relaxation at one of the Kootenay's secluded mountain getaways. Tuck yourself... Read More

Glamping in the Kootenays Rockies

July 21, 2022

Glamping: if you haven't heard of the trend that took off several years ago, let's get you clued in.    Glamorous camping = glamping.   The term doesn't... Read More

Sunshine Houseboats & Marina: Waterpark

July 12, 2022

A one of a kind experience in the Kootenay's, Sunshine Houseboats' floating waterpark is a day trip like no other. Climbing, balancing, sliding and jumping... Read More

Beach Vacations in the Kootenay Rockies

July 4, 2022

With big, epic mountain ranges in the Kootenay Rockies – the Canadian Rockies, Purcells, Selkirks and Monashees, there are also big valleys and many are... Read More

Camping and Glamping in the Kootenay Rockies

June 23, 2022

From just packing your clothes to packing up the entire vehicle, we have some great options for sleeping under the stars after you’ve shared your... Read More

Family-Friendly Backcountry Adventures in the Kootenays

June 7, 2022

Memories are made in the mountains. And there’s no better place to spend time with your family and make new memories than in one of... Read More

Connect with the Indigenous Culture in the Kootenay Rockies

June 1, 2022

Venturing through the mountains and valleys of the Kootenay Rockies, you'll be hard-pressed not to come across some aspect of Indigenous culture. Even the name... Read More

Laid-Back Kootenays: Wellness Getaways

May 13, 2022

With the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, taking time out for ourselves is more important than ever.  Lucky for you, the Kootenay Rockies... Read More

Sleep Under the Starry Skies in the Kootenay Rockies

May 10, 2022

You’ve spent the morning hiking up one of the mountain trails and the afternoon paddling the pristine waters of our local lakes.  Now, as the... Read More

Adventures for All: Accessible & Adaptive Sports Road Trip

April 26, 2022

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

Follow the Trail: Kootenay Hiking Adventures

March 22, 2022

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

We Are All Connected

March 15, 2022

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 an... Read More

Keeping the Kootenays Natural

March 8, 2022

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 access... Read More

72 Hours in the Columbia Valley this Winter

February 1, 2022

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

72 Hours in Rossland this Winter

January 27, 2022

From the Vancouver & the Fraser Valley, Rossland  is one of the first stops along the Powder Highway (just follow highway 3 to Rossland and... Read More

Cozy Up in an Authentic Cabin this Winter in the Kootenays

January 20, 2022

Each welcoming Kootenay mountain community offers an array of unique cabins, chalets, lodges or yurts to cozy up in.  Relax by a roaring fire, sip... Read More

72 Hours at Panorama Resort this Winter

January 18, 2022

Panorama Mountain 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 of Panorama... Read More

72 Hours in Kimberley this Winter

January 4, 2022

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 202... Read More

72 Hours in Nelson this Winter

December 13, 2021

Lakeside Nelson is the basecamp for Whitewater Ski Resort, the biggest little ski hill on the Powder Highway, and a great destination for an unforgettable... Read More

72 Hours in Fernie this Winter

November 29, 2021

Follow the Powder Highway to historic Fernie, home to Fernie Alpine Resort and it’s five, legendary, powder-filled bowls. Check DriveBC for the latest road conditions. [caption... Read More

72 Hours in Golden this Winter

November 23, 2021

While you are here, we want you to have an incredible time exploring the Kootenay Rockies. For generations, Kootenay locals have taken great care of... Read More

72 Hours in Revelstoke this Winter

November 15, 2021

While you are here, we want you to have an incredible time exploring the Kootenay Rockies. For generations, Kootenay locals have taken great care of... Read More

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