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Apres Ski on the Powder Highway

February 23, 2021

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 to... Read More

Invermere's Whiteway: And All Things Winter

January 14, 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: It All Started Here Over 55 Years Ago

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

Funky Finds on the Powder Highway

December 15, 2020

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

What's NEW on the Powder Highway?

November 26, 2020

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

Up the Ante: Powder Highway Cat & Heli Day Packages

November 24, 2020

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

Learn to Ski or Snowboard on the Powder Highway

November 17, 2020

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

Road Tripping the Powder Highway Like a Ski Bum

November 14, 2020

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

How BIG is BC's Powder Highway?

November 12, 2020

IT'S COLOSSAL!  After polling all of the alpine, cat, heli and most of the backcountry lodges - we found out that it is GIGANTIC! 7,204,315+ ACRES (2,915,485+... Read More

Powder Highway 101

November 3, 2020

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

Planning Your Powder Highway Trip: Local Tips

October 20, 2020

"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

Backcountry Ski Touring: Step 1 Avalanche Safety Training

October 6, 2020

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

3 Legendary Kootenay Hikes - You May Have Never Heard Of

May 4, 2020

# 1 -- Easy: Vicky's View (Nakusp) Seated placidly on the banks of Upper Arrow Lake, the town of Nakusp has straddled the watery divide between... Read More

Colossal Things to See & Do in the Kootenays

July 11, 2019

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

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