Kootenay Rockies

Growing up in the East Kootenays, I spent my share of time at the local tourist attractions.

Kootenay Camper

The Powder Highway is found in this part of British Columbia - the world’s most concentrated region of ski and snowboard destinations. Period.

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Community: Fernie
Province: British Columbia

Fernie Alpine Resort is the place to be this spring as the annual Fernival event gets underway and rockin'. Catch the enthusiastic spirit of this spring music festival, which includes live music...

Hanggliding (credit Miro)
Festival
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Community: Golden
Province: British Columbia

The Mount 7 flying site in Golden has for more than two decades offered superb conditins while hosting pilots from across North America and around the world. Mount 7 and the Columbia Valley are famous...

Festival
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Community: Kimberley
Province: British Columbia

The Town of Kimberley is celebrating its 44th annual JulyFest and following its succesful years with more of the same great fun. Coming back bigger than ever is the Canadian Bocci Championships which...

Kootenay Krusher Mountain Bike Race
Festival
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Community: Radium Hot Springs
Province: British Columbia

The Annual Kootenay Krusher promises to be an action-packed mountain bike race along 50 kilometres of trails in the picturesque heart of the region's river valley. It's open to all abilities –  from...

Festival
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Community: Radium Hot Springs
Province: British Columbia

Come fall, love is in the air around Radium. That's when the resident male bighorn sheep start getting really frisky and engage in some boisterous headbutting. The town embraces the amorous season...

Festival
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Community: Fernie
Province: British Columbia

The Wapiti Music is all about one thing. Incredible Canadian Indie music. For it's fifth year, the festival opens its doors to class acts such as The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer, Lovecoast, Close...

We were told a Gran Fondo is just an easy ride with a bunch of like-minded cyclists.

Festival
* 2021 dates pending
Community: Fernie
Province: British Columbia

Every once and a while we get to spend time with SuperHeroes, you know those people who leave you standing taller and eyes more wide open.  Fernie, British Columbia has a superhero and his name is...