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Experience Unique Thrills & Pure Family-Fun at these Kootenay Attractions

June 6, 2024

Summer is here! Pack your bags, gather your family, and hit the road to experience the best that the Kootenays has to offer. Adventure awaits!... Read More

Follow the Historic Columbia River Along Highway 93/95

June 5, 2024

Easily accessible off the Rainforest to Rockies routes; the Trans-Canada, Highway 1 or the southern route the Crownest, Highway 3.  This journey through inspiring mountain... Read More

Outdoor Adventures: Unique to the Kootenays

May 20, 2024

This summer, challenge yourself to experience the Kootenays Rockies in unexpected ways. While the quality of our hiking & biking experiences are well known, there are... Read More

Scaling Kootenay Heights

April 5, 2024

Ready to conquer the world? Excellent - the Kootenays have been waiting for you! This daring mountainous terrain challenges your coordination, balance, and gallantry with... Read More

Heli & Cat-Skiing: How It All Started Here

February 5, 2024

It was Hans Gmoser who made snowy adventure in the wild a reality. In 1965, the maverick mountain guide flew six skiers deep into... Read More

Road Tripping the Powder Highway Like a Ski Bum

February 3, 2024

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

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

February 1, 2024

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 summits... Read More

Slackcountry Touring at our Powder Highway Ski Resorts

January 31, 2024

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

How BIG is The Powder Highway?

January 26, 2024

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 Million+ ACRES... Read More

Learn to Ski & Snowboard on the Powder Highway

January 24, 2024

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 a... Read More

Our Kootenay Mountain Ranges

January 23, 2024

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

Family Fun on BC's Powder Highway

January 19, 2024

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

Funky Finds on the Powder Highway

January 18, 2024

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 home to... Read More

Powder Towns on the Powder Highway

January 17, 2024

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

Kootenay Winters: Why We Love Them

January 16, 2024

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 for the... Read More

Invermere's Whiteway: And All Things Winter

January 12, 2024

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 connects... Read More

Our Kootenay Mountain Culture

January 11, 2024

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 up... Read More

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

January 3, 2024

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

72 Hours in Rossland this Winter

December 29, 2023

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

72 Hours in Revelstoke this Winter

December 28, 2023

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 family-friendly... Read More

72 Hours at Panorama Resort this Winter

December 27, 2023

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 of... Read More

72 Hours in Nelson this Winter

December 26, 2023

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 a... Read More

72 Hours in Kimberley this Winter

December 22, 2023

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 Golden this Winter

December 21, 2023

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 are... Read More

72 Hours in Fernie this Winter

December 20, 2023

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 this... Read More

72 Hours in the Columbia Valley this Winter

December 19, 2023

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

EV Powered Turns on a Powder Highway Road Trip

December 14, 2023

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 the... Read More

Our Kootenay Winter Celebrations: Along the Powder Highway

December 12, 2023

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

Nordic Ski Adventures & Events To Do this Winter

December 7, 2023

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 people... Read More

9 Tips to Keep Your Family Safe on the Slopes

December 6, 2023

#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 responsibility to... Read More

Powder Highway 101

December 5, 2023

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

Powder Fun on the Powder Highway

November 28, 2023

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 of... Read More

What's New on the Powder Highway?

November 21, 2023

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 Highway,... Read More

Where to See the Best Winter Alpenglow in the Kootenays

November 14, 2023

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 believe... Read More

Safety Tips for Your Powder Highway Road Trip

November 9, 2023

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 limited... Read More

Cozy Up in a Kootenay Cabin this Winter

October 24, 2023

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

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