Trail, Talk and Tea: A Revelstoke Snowshoe Tour

By Keili Bartlett The weather was so clear that the cold air shimmered in the sunlight. Tree branches were weighed down with snow. I couldn’t remember a time I’d been so deep in the woods during winter, and without our guide Léa, I would not have been able to follow the trail. The only sign of civilization were the footprints […]

Embrace Every Season at Fairmont Hot Springs

By Ashley Materi We all have that favourite vacation spot we go to year after year. For some it’s Hawaii or Mexico, but for me it’s Fairmont Hot Springs in BC’s Kootenay Rockies. Just three-and-a-half hours from Calgary, the drive winds through majestic Kootenay National Park as you travel the Banff-Windermere Hwy 93S, ending at Radium Hot […]

New Offerings on the Legendary Powder Highway

By Meghan Tabor The Powder Highway has this allure – a mystical place of fluffy white stuff that has everyone wondering if it actually exists. Well let me tell you, it does. And if you hit it just right, it’s magical. If you’re wondering whether or not to book your trip to one of our […]

Two-Wheeling it in the Kootenay Rockies

By Meghan Tabor Mountain biking in the Kootenay Rockies is an experience like none other! Here are some of my favourite Kootenay rides that you’ll want to rip this summer! In no particular order… Kuskanux This trail, located in Nakusp, is 16 km out-and-back (8 km each way) through a beautiful lush green forest, above a […]

Maxing and Relaxing in Kootenay Hot Springs

By Meghan Tabor The Kootenay Rockies region is home to some of the best action-packed winter sports in the world. But when the dust settles, it sure is nice to kick up your feet in one of our local watering holes. Depending on what you’re looking for, each heavenly bath offers something different, and to […]

5 Ways to Get You to the Goods in Revelstoke

By Meghan Tabor Revelstoke boasts a world class resort, four heli-skiing companies, three cat skiing operations and a plethora of qualified backcountry guides. Accessing the famed Revelstoke powder on your visit is mandatory—and extremely convenient! Here are five ways to get you into the white room during your stay: 1. Start with a day at […]

7 Favourite Winter Activities in the Kootenay Rockies

By Afton Aikens In an outdoor playground like the Kootenay Rockies, it’s easy to make winter more about exploring snow-covered trails and seeking out powder stashes than setting marathon Netflix records. The area’s outdoor adventure options are so varied, there’s something for everyone, whether or not you’re the adventurous type. Cross-country ski or snowshoe the 5-km/3-mi trail around […]