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Ymir Peak above Whitewater Ski Resort in Nelson, BC
Ymir Peak above Whitewater Ski Resort in Nelson, BC
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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
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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
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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
Queen City shuttle
Queen City shuttle
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We’ve all heard the famous post office motto “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” Well, the same can be said of the Queen City Shuttle drivers and their daily winter shuttle from... Read More
Whitewater Ski Resort
Whitewater Ski Resort
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By John Bowden Who needs snow? I do. You do. We all do. And lots of it. Even if you don’t ski or board and prefer to remain bundled up inside for the winter, those magical little snowflakes are critical to our most important resource. Water. So it’s fitting that the appropriately named... Read More
Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Fest
Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Fest
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Author: Gina Bégin All good mountain towns have their winter festivities. Nelson’s might be just about the best of them all. Just like the culture that created it, The Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Festival is equal parts of silly and intense. It mixes just-for-the-fun-of-it events, like the... Read More
Whitewater Freeride Ski Team
Whitewater Freeride Ski Team
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Cover Photo: Tristan Martin-Preney At the 2016, fifth annual Smith Optics Whitewater Junior Freeride Championship, as the World Cup results rolled in and we learned that three of the best junior freeride skiers in the world come from Whitewater Ski Resort, talk on the chairlift centered... Read More
Skier at Whitewater Ski Resort by Doug LePage.
Skier at Whitewater Ski Resort by Doug LePage.
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It's coming. right now we're in full-on fall glory, with gorgeous leaves of yellow, gold, orange and red providing couverture for our streets and trails. Mushrooms are growing underfoot on mossy trails, the air is crisp and clear, and our local biking and hiking trails are almost crowded with... Read More
winter in Kootenay Mountains
winter in Kootenay Mountains
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El Niño Named by a Peruvian fisherman in the 1800s, it describes a season following detection of warmer-than-usual water in the Pacific near the equator. When temperatures rise by more than .5 degrees centigrade, we’ve got an El Niño. More than 3 degrees and it’s an extreme El Niño. Right now... Read More
Whitewater ski resort
Whitewater ski resort
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Article by Alf Anderson: originally posted on independent.co.uk Travel Section A few miles from Whitewater ski resort in British Columbia you'll find a little old mining town called Ymir – more of a village really. Among the scattering of Victorian buildings is the Ymir Hotel, which dates... Read More

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