Skip to main content

Blogs & News Responsible Travel

Easy Pedal & Roll Adventures: Kootenay Rails to Trails

September 13, 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

Everything is Local

May 5, 2022

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

Kootenay Ambassadors: Mindful Explorers

May 3, 2022

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

Make the Most of Your Kootenay Rockies Getaway

April 28, 2022

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

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

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

Legendary Attractions: Not to be Missed this Summer in the Kootenay Rockies

April 19, 2022

Out here in the Kootenay Rockies, the area is jam-packed with epic mountain biking & remote alpine hiking trails to brilliant blue waters of our... 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

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

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

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

We Are All Connected

March 15, 2022

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

Keeping the Kootenays Natural

March 8, 2022

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

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

Get Social and Share Your Adventure
With Us By Using #KOOTROCKS