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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

Big Adventures in our Mountains

May 17, 2022

If you had to pick one defining feature that makes the Kootenays special, it would be hard to argue with our incredible mountain ranges -... Read More

Everything is Local

May 5, 2022

All the unique communities across the Kootenays Rockies, Ktunaxa and otherwise, are experiencing  increasing visitor numbers. Here are a few simple guidelines to assist visitors... Read More

Get Informed - Before your Wild Adventure in the Kootenays

April 14, 2022

Proper planning, prevents poor performance. This timeless adage is as relevant to our precious holiday time as it is to a job interview or workplace. ... Read More

Cruising Down an Open Highway: Planning Your Kootenay Road Trip

April 12, 2022

Imagine cruising down an open highway, windows rolled down, crisp mountain air flowing through your hair.  In front of you, breathtaking views of the Selkirks.... Read More

Out Your Back Door: Kootenay Community Treks

April 7, 2022

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

Stewards of the Land: Positive Effects

April 5, 2022

Becoming protectors of nature ensures future generations will enjoy all of the region's natural attributes. Stewardship is our collective responsibility to retain the quality and... Read More

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

March 31, 2022

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

Accessible Trails in the Kootenay Rockies

March 29, 2022

Many thanks to all of the dedicated trail builders and volunteers, the Kootenays are full of world class trails for all abilities - adventures for... Read More

72 Hours in the Columbia Valley this Winter

February 1, 2022

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

72 Hours in Rossland this Winter

January 27, 2022

From the Vancouver & the Fraser Valley, Rossland  is one of the first stops along the Powder Highway (just follow highway 3 to Rossland and... Read More

72 Hours in Kimberley this Winter

January 4, 2022

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

Glamping in the Kootenays Rockies

May 27, 2021

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

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

April 29, 2021

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

Cool Ways to Travel in the Kootenays

April 1, 2021

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

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

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

March 9, 2021

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

Winter Biking in Rossland Never Looked Better

March 2, 2021

They say necessity is the mother of invention. And much as we like to go on and on about the mind-blowing powder to be had... Read More

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