Chasing Winter Adventure in the East Kootenay Rockies of BC by Tanya Koob – Wake up on a cozy little mountain retreat, ready to hike or ski out the door into a snowy winter wonderland. Spend the afternoon soaking in a nearby hot springs pool and then head to the nearest town to sample the local cuisine.
In the Media
A skier’s circuit: The ‘Powder Highway’ through the Canadian Rockies by John Briley – Christian Gangsted-Rasmussen navigates a gentle glade during a day of heli-skiing in the Purcell Mountains of British Columbia.
Beyond the Powder Highway by Jesse Fox – This ski story features Revelstoke, Golden and Chatter Creek and includes a video. The Powder Highway connects 8 alpine resorts, over a dozen snowcat and heli operators and has more snowmobile-accessible backcountry than any other stretch of highway in the world.
Savvy Travel Advice for Extraordinary Adventures – Fun Things to do in Revelstoke this winter by Tamara Elliott – Considered one of Canada’s best winter playgrounds, Revelstoke is a treasured spot for snow-seekers. Surrounded by dramatic mountain peaks, the ranges serve up untouched terrain perfect for backcountry pursuits like snowmobiling, skiing and snowshoeing.
Where to Eat in the Kootenays by Imogen Jefferies – BC’s Kootenay Rockies region boats humbling mountains and blue-green glacier lakes. As such, it is a place often visited for the adventure and seldom highlighted for the culinary scene – but it is about time that changed.
The Kootenay Rockies is British Columbia’s Best Undiscovered Outdoor Playground by Andy Cochrane – With miles of backcountry trails and a low population, southeastern BC is a mountain biker’s dream.
Lost in Snow – Fernie Canada by Andrew Findlay – They call it the ‘Fernie Factor’. A forecasted 5 foot snowfall miraculously quadruples overnight and before you’ve digested your omelet and hash browns, you’re gathered with other early birds beneath a bluebird sky, …
Beyond Downhill Skiing: Winter fun at Resorts in the Canadian Rockies by Tanya Koob – Alpine resorts are having to step up their game with a larger variety of winter activities as more groups and families visit each year, often looking for more than the classic ski package.
British Columbia Road Trip: The Art of Getting Lost by Aaron Millar – This epic Canadian landscape is best enjoyed on a meandering, unplanned overland tour – in a Jeep with a bed on the roof. Plus four more overland adventures in Canada.
Awe-Inspiring Canadian Rockies Adventure by Daniel Otis – In Canada’s alpine national parks, a crisp late-season road trip offers one last chance to camp the northern range before winter settles in.