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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

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

Getting into Hot Water: Kootenay Hot Springs

January 5, 2024

Looking to add some serious pampering to your Kootenay Rockies road trip? Don't miss out on the incredible experience of visiting one (or more!) 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

Waters of Wellness: Kootenay Hot Springs

October 31, 2023

It's truly enchanting how everything begins beneath the surface. The immense pressures and temperatures beneath the ground work their extraordinary magic on the flowing underground... Read More

A Road Trip of a Lifetime: Kootenay Rockies Hot Springs

October 17, 2023

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

Kootenay Fun Facts

July 13, 2023

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

Where to Learn More About the Ktunaxa's Rich History

May 23, 2023

The pristine rivers, lakes, waterfalls, beaches, mineral hot springs, alpine meadows and snow-capped mountains of the Kootenay Rockies region are primarily the traditional territory of... 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

Kootenay Ambassadors: Mindful Explorers

March 28, 2023

It's that picture-perfect Kootenay day.  The sun's rays filter through the forest, alpine lake shimmers with the gentle waves of the breeze.  In the distance,... 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

The Indigenous Connection to Our Natural Hot Springs

September 27, 2022

Q̓api Ktunaxa Sukiⱡq̓ukni kin wamiⱡkiⱡ ʔamakʔis / All Ktunaxa are happy you are here - Welcome There is nothing quite like the feeling of 'discovering' something... 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

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

Tips: How to be a Safe & Responsible Traveller

March 23, 2021

Thank you for visiting. While you are here, we want you to have an incredible time exploring the Kootenay Rockies. For generations, Kootenay locals have... Read More

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