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What's Open in the Kootenay Rockies?

July 6, 2020

Our regional tourism businesses are beginning to re-open for local residents and visitors to experience in a safe and responsible manner, but it’s still not... Read More

Our Extreme Adventures in the Kootenays!

June 22, 2020

Everyone knows where to get a rush during our Kootenay winters; our mountains are famous for skiing, snowboarding, and snowmobiling. But our region doesn't slow-down... Read More

Out Your Back Door: Kootenay Community Treks

June 15, 2020

We come by our beauty naturally with BIG mountains - the Canadian Rockies, Purcells, Selkirks and the Monashees and vast valleys in-between these ancient mountain... Read More

Cool Ways to Travel in the Kootenays

June 11, 2020

The face of Kootenay travel has changed a lot over the years, defined by sudden, 'tipping-point' shifts in how industry and travellers traverse this mountainous... Read More

Hike, Pedal, Roll and Ski: Our Kootenay Rails to Trails

May 21, 2020

Rewind 135+ years ago to a time when British Columbia was lured into joining Canada with a promise of a transcontinental railway.  In 1880, the... Read More

5 Ideas To Do on your Rest Days while on the Powder Highway

February 26, 2020

Powder, powder, powder may be a challenge for a few people in your ski group to accomplish 7 to 10 days in a row on... Read More

Kootenay Craft Brew Winter Road Trip

November 14, 2019

As the evenings grow deeper alongside the snowbanks, it's time to trade in those shallow, happy-go-lucky summer traditions for deeper pleasures. This applies to clothing,... Read More

Glamping in the Kootenays

September 4, 2019

Glamping: if you haven't heard of the trend that took off several years ago, let's get you clued in.    Glamorous camping = glamping.   The term doesn't... Read More

Rossland's Epic Seven Summits Trail

August 13, 2019

Riding along a ridgeline, after a grueling ascent, the view of the West Kootenay mountain ranges finally comes into view. Our legs are burning, our... 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

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

May 23, 2019

The road less travelled highlights many of the area's finest attractions and activities in the Kootenays as we follow Highway 23/6 from Revelstoke to Nelson,... Read More

Kootenay Hacks: Tips Before You Go Exploring

May 21, 2019

Here are our some tips from a few Kootenay local explorers: "Always take a headlamp into the backcountry. There are a hundred reasons you might get... Read More

Human Powered: The Westside Legacy Trail

May 14, 2019

Open to cyclists, runners and trekkers; the 25-km paved trail from Invermere to Fairmont Hot Springs parallels the local Westside Road. The 'new' Westside Legacy... Read More

Switching Gears in the Kootenays

March 19, 2019

It's March, and typically in the Kootenay Rockies it means an end to big powder dumps and time to reflect on snow free trails filled... Read More

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