Known in the winter internationally for their skiing and boarding, ski resort's of the Kootenay Rockies are year-round activity havens.
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort Bike Park (Golden) Preview Weekend: May 18-20, 2019
Opens May 25, 2019 for the summer.
Explore the award-winning bike park with over 3,700 feet of diverse trails for any skill level from beginner to advanced. The performance rental centre has the latest in mountain bikes to rent. More summer recreation at the resort include a secured climbing route (Via Ferrata), Grizzly Bear Refuge, Gondola access to hiking and dining at the Eagle's Eye Restaurant.
Panorama Resort Bike Park open May 18, 19, 25, 26, 2019,
June 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30; July to August daily; Sept 1 2019
The high-speed Mile 1 quad accesses biking and hiking terrain to suits a variety of ability levels. The bike park boasts 17 authentic mountain trails and a vertical of 380 m/1,246 ft. Cox Creek Trail and Fort Hide 'N' Seek are two fun hikes from the top of the Mile 1 Quad. Hikers can also access trails and viewpoints of the majestic Purcell Mountain Range and the Canadian Rockies.
Fernie Alpine Resort Bike Park open June 22 to Sept 2, 2019
Fernie is well known for mountain biking. The Elk Quad chairlift operates daily 10:30am to 4:30pm (to 7pm Thursdays). The bike trails offer something for everyone. Wide machine-made flowing trails for beginner and intermediate riders, and challenging steep and technical single track for advanced and expert riders.
Fernie Bike Park video
Revelstoke Mountain Resort open mid-July to Sept 22, 2019
The resort is thrilled to introduce a top to bottom trail, Fifty Six Twenty and a multi-use cross-country trail. Access to the downhill trail, Fifty Six Twenty is via the Revelation Gondola and a 7 km (4 mi) climb on The Stoke Climb Trail taking most intermediate/advanced riders about 45-60 minutes. From the top, enjoy the view and let the downhill fun begin with 15 km (9 mi) of machine-built blue flow running the full vertical of 1,713 metres (5,620 ft).