Winter

Winter
Wow, I can't believe we have been #FindingAwesome for a whole year already!! A HUGE shout out and thank you to everyone who has shared their photos and videos with us. The winter contest was bigger and better than ever with over 2400 photo and 160 videos!! It was a hard choice but here are our... Read More
Winter
By John Bowden   |   Photos Larry Turner Ever wonder what it’s like being a travel writer? Visiting charming mountain towns, skiing fresh lines, and writing about it might just sound like the best job in the world. For many writers, and specifically a group of North... Read More
valentines
valentines
Winter
Valentine's Day in our region has no shortage of romantic options. We have the food, activities, accommodations, and romantic locations to make the day a special celebration of love and friendships. Adventure Head to Whitewater Ski Resort and cozy up on the double Silver King or go for a... Read More
A group of skiiers listening to their instructor in the Whitewater backcountry.
A group of skiiers listening to their instructor in the Whitewater backcountry.
Winter
Story and photos by: LaRae Vig originally posted on laraevig.wixsite.com Growing up I was fortunate to have a remarkable ski hill, Powder King Mountain Resort, in close proximity to me. Not only does the name live up to itself, but it truly introduced me to my love and passion for... Read More
Woman walking downtown Nelson carrying cross country skis.
Woman walking downtown Nelson carrying cross country skis.
Winter
By John Bowden, Cover Photo: Steve Ogle Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. Tinder. Email. The list goes on. No wonder we now have a shorter attention span than a goldfish. But there’s a remedy to this digital desecration. Sure, you can head deep into the backcountry and enjoy some blissful “no... Read More
The SS Moyie Sternwheeler with snowy mountains in the background.
The SS Moyie Sternwheeler with snowy mountains in the background.
Winter
When most people think of Kaslo they think beaches, paddling on Kootenay Lake, the iconic Kaslo Jazz Festival and SS Moyie, or some other summery activity; but this beautiful village on the north end of Kootenay Lake has PLENTY to offer all year round. Follow along for a perfect winter day in... Read More
Skiers at Whitewater Ski Resort
Skiers at Whitewater Ski Resort
Winter
by: Prestige Hotels & Resorts, click to read the full story... A Winter Wonderland The roads were, thankfully, pretty clear sailing all the way from our starting point in Kelowna, BC to Nelson, in the southern part of the province. I was headed for a few days of 'ski-cation', about... Read More
Ymir Peak above Whitewater Ski Resort in Nelson, BC
Ymir Peak above Whitewater Ski Resort in Nelson, BC
Winter
Photos and Story Courtesy of: Brian Meier - GetLostLife.com No Cell Phones, Killer Food, and Deep Pow Nestled in the Southern reaches of British Columbia's Selkirk Mountains, Whitewater is the ski resort that time forgot. There’s no WIFI or cell reception. No ski-in ski-out-condos. No... Read More
nordic skiing
nordic skiing
Winter
By John Bowden What do you get when you cross a friendly local Nordic ski area with a community that loves fresh, wholesome food? The first annual “Tour de Soup”. Located just ten minutes south of Nelson at the turnoff for Whitewater Ski Resort, the Nelson Nordic Ski Club (NNSC) offers more... Read More
Sean Cameron photographer
Sean Cameron photographer
Winter
Whitewater – Community love Nelson, B.C., might be the coolest town along the Powder Highway. With 350 heritage buildings, Nelson retains its historic charm amid an artsy, welcoming population that values good food. “We have more restaurants per capita than San Francisco,” says Dianna Ducs,... Read More

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