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Kootenay Fun Facts

April 30, 2024

Known as BC's Mountain Playground (in the southeast corner of British Columbia) we are renowned for natural, clean, uncrowded activities and experiences that reflect the... Read More

Golf our Mountain Playground

April 16, 2024

Pack up the clubs, lace up the golf shoes and hit the links with your family and friends at one of the Kootenay's many fine... Read More

A Road Trip of a Lifetime: Kootenay Rockies Hot Springs

April 11, 2024

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

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

April 10, 2024

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

Top 6 Kootenay Road Trips

April 9, 2024

The Kootenay Rockies region in the southeast corner of British Columbia, Canada is epically known as BC's Mountain Playground. And, we offer some of the... Read More

Sip and Savour Experiences Masterfully Created by our Kootenay Makers

April 4, 2024

Experience the brilliance of our 'Kootenay Makers' with invigorating sip & savour experiences, expertly crafted just for you. Elevate your visit to the Kootenays with... Read More

Kootenay Made

March 27, 2024

We have an abundance of delicious craft breweries, distilleries, cideries, meadery, wineries and coffee roasters in the region that offer some of the world's best refreshments. ... Read More

Our Kootenay Spirits

March 21, 2024

Embracing the vibrancy of our farm to table ethos and spicing it up a notch, you simply can't ignore the surge of avant-garde distilleries blossoming... 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

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

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

January 9, 2024

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 the... 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

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

5 Things To Do with the White Stuff in the Kootenays

November 16, 2023

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

Kootenay Coffee Road Trip: Meet the Locals

August 24, 2023

The sun isn't up yet, but you are. With all the vistas and adventures you want to see and do while on this Kootenay road... Read More

Wet Your Whistle: Along a Kootenay Road Trip

June 27, 2023

Immerse yourself in the splendid grandeur of the Kootenays, a place that offers more than just scenic beauty. Elevate your stay with a 'sip and... Read More

Savouring the Kootenays this Summer

June 8, 2023

It goes without saying that every road trip needs fuel. Yes, we're talking about the fuel that powers you.  That morning 'cup of joe' that... Read More

We Are All Connected

May 16, 2023

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

Connect with the Indigenous Culture in the Kootenay Rockies

May 2, 2023

Q̓api Ktunaxa Sukiⱡq̓ukni kin wamiⱡkiⱡ ʔamakʔis / All Ktunaxa are happy you are here - Welcome Venturing through the mountains and valleys of the Kootenay Rockies,... Read More

Craving the Refreshing Flavours of the Kootenays

April 5, 2023

Does the warm summer sun leave you craving the refreshing taste of a cold craft beer on a shaded lakeside patio?  Does your perfect vacation... Read More

Keeping the Kootenays Natural

March 23, 2023

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

4 Quirky Communities along Kootenay Lake

September 1, 2022

One unique fact about Kootenay Lake is it never completely freezes in the winter, so at any time during the year, you could enjoy typical... 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

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

Farm to Fork in the Kootenays

June 17, 2021

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 lifestyle... Read More

Kootenay Farmers' Markets

March 18, 2021

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

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