Winter

winter in Kootenay Mountains
winter in Kootenay Mountains
Winter
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
Winter
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
Kaslo Winter Festival
Kaslo Winter Festival
Winter
This blog is a repost from our sister blog, 108 Healthy Things to Do There is nothing like forgetting yourself, all your cares and worries amongst a group of fun loving people. Those participating in the human sled dog races at Kaslo Winter in the Forest definitely contributed to people's... Read More
Coldsmoke Powederfest
Coldsmoke Powederfest
Winter
Whitewater Ski Resort is getting geared up to host the 8th annual Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Fest this weekend, February 21-23, 2014. This three day festival is a celebration of the culture of the Kootenays and its passion for powder. Powder, something that has not been as abundant this year in... Read More
Rainbow Trout Fishing BC
Rainbow Trout Fishing BC
Winter
By Robin Goldsbury, Dock 'n' Duck In spite of the cold weather Kootenay Lake saw about 600 fisher people braved the elements to take part in the 2nd Annual BC Family Day Fishing Derby on Kootenay Lake. The event was organized by Canadian Training Resources of Calgary, and hosted by the Dock 'n'... Read More
Best Ski Town
Best Ski Town
Winter
Still Best Ski Town in North America! This year Powder Magazine is hosting a Facebook contest that brings 64 ski resorts together, competing one ski hill against the another, gradually drilling down to one resort that will carry the title of Best Ski Resort in North America. Last year... Read More
Ski TV
Ski TV
Winter
Together with producer Darryl Palmer and host Claire Challen, we got to work on an exciting new project. We, Caroline & Julie, two Dutch ski journalists, shot an episode of Ski TV at Whitewater and Nelson. We focused on what makes WH2O so special to us. Being surrounded by cheerful people who... Read More
Contest Winner
Contest Winner
Winter
Thank you Nelson Kootenay Lake Tourism for the Fish & Ski Adventure Package! Our first class weekend get-away in your legendary Kootenay region was an experience of a lifetime! Starting our first morning with the spectacular lake and mountain views of Nelson from Prestige Resort to an epic day... Read More
Best Ski Town North America
Best Ski Town North America
Winter
Nelson Kootenay Lake is realizing they are no longer a secret now that the Powder magazine Best Ski Town win has been exposed across North America. With this recent win we see the need to share our accolades and tell the world about our year-round activities – spring, summer, fall and winter that... Read More
Family Day Nelson BC
Family Day Nelson BC
Winter
 British Columbia’s first Family Day, February 11, 2013! The Nelson Kootenay Lake area is celebrating the family the whole weekend!  Starting now there are sales in Nelson and Kaslo, with the big Gericks Cycle and Ski full-blown winter clearance sale! Touchstones Museum of Art and History... Read More

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