Winter

Winter
When a magical carnival is just one of the many events, you know you’re going to be in for a treat!  From November 21 – December 7, 2019 there are a string of events each launching us into the regions' full winter wonder - Winter Kickoff Carnival & Events. Experience a Magical... Read More
Winter
Winter is coming, and the Nelson and Kootenay Lake region is getting ready to welcome the season and visitors in true local style. The 3rd annual Winter Kickoff Carnival & Events runs from November 21st to December 7th. From the bustling and vibrant city of Nelson to the small town charm of... Read More
The lodge at Whitewater Ski Resort with people moving outside.
The lodge at Whitewater Ski Resort with people moving outside.
Winter
Story: John Bowden Text messages, emails, phone calls, Netflix, TV…ever feel that you’ve become tethered to technology? It’s time to unplug this winter and reconnect with what really matters. It’s time to be here. Offering up an unbeatable combination of deep powder and real deal ski town... Read More
A skier in the air above the photographer.
A skier in the air above the photographer.
Winter
Wow, I can't believe we have been #FindingAwesome for two whole years already! We had over 2000 entries again and so many amazing photos to choose from. Here are our Winter 2018/19 winners: Video Winner Adventure Photo Winner Chill Photo Winner Honourable Mentions Made us... Read More
Winter
When the lifts finish spinning for the day, the après-ski scene in Nelson gets going. From craft breweries to crafted cocktails, and brand new restaurants to tried and true local faves, you’ll quickly discover why Nelson is one of the best ski towns in North America.   We present to you a... Read More
A nordic skier next to the creek at Nelson Nordic Ski Club.
A nordic skier next to the creek at Nelson Nordic Ski Club.
Winter
By John Bowden   |   Cover Image by @carlo_alcos   | If variety is the spice of life, then Nordic skiing in the Nelson and Kootenay Lake region has enough options to match the local dining, shopping and accommodation scene. It’s definitely worth spending a few days... Read More
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

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