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Learn to Ski & Snowboard on the Powder Highway

November 22, 2022

As snow settles over the mountains and valleys in the Kootenays, winter enthusiasts journey along the Powder Highway in search of deep pow, cozy mountain... Read More

How BIG is BC's Powder Highway?

November 10, 2022

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

4 Reasons to Ski-Ride the Powder Highway this Winter

November 8, 2022

Every morning in small-town cafes all along the Powder Highway, aromas of freshly brewed java swirl in the air with excited talk of plans for... 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

Powder Highway 101

October 27, 2022

The POWDER HIGHWAY is "the road" to a one-of-a-kind adventure! Located in the southeastern corner of British Columbia, also known as the Kootenays (by the locals),... Read More

Avalanche Safety Training: Step 1 for Backcountry Ski Touring

October 26, 2022

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

Planning Your Powder Highway Trip: Local Tips

October 25, 2022

"Welcome to The Powder Highway"! Maybe you're travelling from the east, looking for soft snow covering quad burning pitches. Or you're coming from the west, looking... Read More

Scaling Kootenay Heights

August 4, 2022

Are you up for a challenge? Good - the Kootenays are ready for you, too. From mountain biking to white-water kayaking, all throughout this mountainous... Read More

Outdoor Adventures: Unique to the Kootenays

July 7, 2022

This summer, challenge yourself to experience the Kootenays Rockies in unexpected ways.  While the quality of our hiking, mountain biking and golfing experiences is well... Read More

Funky Kootenay Fun Facts

June 30, 2022

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

Colossal Things to See & Do in the Kootenays

June 9, 2022

The Kootenays hold colossal secrets -- the kind that end in a discovery you'll want to share. And while some of the secrets listed below... 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

Legendary Attractions: Not to be Missed this Summer in the Kootenay Rockies

April 19, 2022

Out here in the Kootenay Rockies, the area is jam-packed with epic mountain biking & remote alpine hiking trails to brilliant blue waters of our... Read More

Up the Ante: Powder Highway Cat & Heli Day Packages

January 13, 2022

Your trip to the Powder Highway is booked, and you’re craving an experience beyond the local ski resorts. But before committing to a multi-day adventure... Read More

Funky Finds on the Powder Highway

December 2, 2021

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... Read More

Invermere's Whiteway: And All Things Winter

February 9, 2021

The Whiteway on Lake Windermere is the World's Longest Skating Path, a 34-km (21 mile) groomed track that runs all the way around the lake and... Read More

Heli & Cat-Skiing: How It All Started Here

January 5, 2021

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

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