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Accessible Trails in the Kootenay Rockies

May 9, 2024

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

Planning Your Kootenay Road Trip

May 2, 2024

Imagine cruising down an open highway, windows rolled down - enjoying the crisp mountain air. In front of you, breathtaking views of the our epic... Read More

How to be a Purposeful Traveller

May 1, 2024

Thank you for visiting! While you are here, we want you to have an incredible time exploring the southeast corner of British Columba. For... Read More

Adventure Meets Nature – Hiking in our National Parks

April 25, 2024

Embrace the thrill of nature by conquering the trails in our National Parks. Unleash your spirit of adventure and trek across our majestic parks –... Read More

Easy Pedal & Roll Adventures: Kootenay Rails to Trails

April 17, 2024

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

Adventures for All: Accessible & Adaptive Sports Road Trip

March 20, 2024

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

Everything is Local

March 19, 2024

In the Kootenay Rockies, residents and visitors alike share our mountain playground. Work and play is a must with our tourism providers. While out exploring... Read More

7 Tips to Get You Started: Exploring Powder Highway's Backcountry

February 1, 2024

BC's Powder Highway in the Kootenay Rockies is home to some of the most sought-after backcountry skiing and riding in the world. From far-flung summits... Read More

Guiding Services: Exploring Powder Highway’s Backcountry

January 30, 2024

You’ve skied Polar Peak at Fernie Alpine Resort, you’ve maxed out the vertical you can bag in a day at Revelstoke Mountain Resort, and you... Read More

EV Powered Turns on a Powder Highway Road Trip

December 14, 2023

Quiet, ultra-efficient, and crazy fun to drive, electric vehicles, or EVs, are becoming a common sight at our ski resorts and Nordic clubs throughout the... Read More

9 Tips to Keep Your Family Safe on the Slopes

December 6, 2023

#1 – Ski/Ride within the Resort’s Boundaries and Follow all Posted Signs Regardless of your background as a skier or snowboarder, it is your responsibility to... Read More

Safety Tips for Your Powder Highway Road Trip

November 9, 2023

The Powder Highway's majestic mountains always command respect, regardless of the season. In the winter precision is key. Current road conditions, weather updates, on-mountain limited... Read More

Where to See Wildlife in the Kootenay Rockies

August 15, 2023

As I pull my exhausted body up the last stretch of trail before ridgeline, I am overcome with the sensation of being watched.  I glance... Read More

Make the Most of Your Kootenay Rockies Getaway

July 6, 2023

Your bags are nearly packed, the kids are itching to go, and you're just about ready to begin your family vacation to your favourite Kootenay... 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

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

Stewards of the Land: Positive Effects

March 21, 2023

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

Get Informed - Before your Wild Adventure in the Kootenays

March 14, 2023

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

Forest Therapy: Replenish your Spirit and Reawaken your Soul

April 21, 2022

We’ve all done it – briskly walking the trails, focusing on the destination rather than the journey. We strive to make it to the viewpoint... Read More

Follow the Trail: Kootenay Hiking Adventures

March 22, 2022

Some of the most spectacular Kootenay landscapes are also some of the most fragile.  In  high alpine basins and on soaring ridges vegetation clings to... Read More

Farm to Fork in the Kootenays

June 17, 2021

Championing the farm-to-fork movement, we're backed by passionate consumers and innovative chefs who favour locally sourced ingredients, proving not just a trend, but a lifestyle... Read More

Kootenay Farmers' Markets

March 18, 2021

Savour the sweetness of freshly harvested honey, immerse yourself in the jubilant chatter of an enthusiastic crowd, and let the zesty fragrance of fresh sourdough... Read More

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