9 Wellness Resorts to Help You Reset & Recharge by Christina Valhouli – The new year is a chance to step back, reflect and recalibrate. One of the best ways to jump start healthy living in 2019 is to check into a wellness resort such as the Kootenay Rockies’ Mountain Trek Resort at Ainsworth Hot Springs.
In the Media
Rigged by Susan Reifer Ryan – Sometimes the best-laid-plans – like a powder-packed RV trip in the dead of winter get a hard reality check. This is one of those times. The whole RV ski trip was my big idea and initially it seemed like a good one: Rent a motorhome – ideally an Airstream – and ramble around Western Canada on an extended ski safari with the husband. Bring the dog.
Tour de Suds by Susan Reifer Ryan – The BC Ale Trail leads, often indirectly, to the province’s best breweries. Lucky for you, these happen to be in ski towns. The Powder Highway isn’t actually one highway, and BC’s Ale Trail isn’t really a trail. Both meander their way up, down and around the mountain ranges that define British Columbia’s landscape.
5 Perfect Winter Road Trips by Megan Michelson – Forget airline storm delays and baggage fees. The best way to travel this winter is by hitting the open road: Fernie to Golden to Nelson, British Columbia are included on the Powder Highway.
Why British Columbia’s West Kootenays should be on your Radar in 2019 by Lisa Kadane – Nelson and Rossland are becoming hot, out-of-the-way destinations where you can experience the best of the province.
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.
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.