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10th Annual Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Fest at Whitewater Ski Resort (Feb. 19-21)

Coldsmoke village. Photo: Phil Best. Courtesy of Whitewater Ski Resort (Sponsored Content)

It seems as though Whitewater Ski Resort’s 40th Anniversary is not the only anniversary celebration happening at the resort this year. This February 19-21, 2016 marks the 10th Annual Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Fest.  The largest event on the resorts event ...

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Coldsmoke, Snowboarding and Mountain Migraines

Clinics, contests, comps, parties and, hopefully, plenty of powder. See you at Coldsmoke! Photo: Katie Botkin.

Whitewater Ski Resort’s Coldsmoke Powder Festival Is Always a Trip to Remember I make it within five blocks and 20 minutes of the opening social event at Coldsmoke Powder Fest in Nelson, British Columbia, and I realize I’m getting a ...

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Find Epic, Deep-Winter Powder at Chatter Creek Cat Skiing

Pretty epic, eh? World-class cat skiing in the Canadian Rockies. Photo: Bob Legasa.

Deep in the Canadian Rockies sits Chatter Creek, a cat skiing and heliskiing lodge with such an impressive landscape and remoteness that arriving is like stepping into another world. About 20 years ago, childhood friends Danny Joseph and Dale McKnight, ...

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Home Sweet Home to the North: Fernie, B.C.

Snow-covered single track, Fernie, B.C. Photo courtesy of Mark Gallup.

If ever I wanted to be adopted by a town, I’d like to be able to call Fernie my home. In fact, in a single weekend visit it already feels like that. It isn’t the way everyone greets you with ...

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Celebrate Winter at the Rossland Winter Carnival

Winter fun Rossland style. Photo: Aaron Theisen.

I’m standing in a snowdrift on Spokane Street in downtown Rossland, British Columbia. As is typical of streets in old mining towns in the mountains, Spokane Street is incredibly steep, and today it’s been made skate-rink slick for the upcoming ...

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Unique Places to Stay in Fernie, BC


Experience winter wonderland in Fernie, BC at these exceptional places to hang your toque for the night. Renowned as ski destination, Fernie B.C. is a picture-perfect Rocky Mountain town 3 hours from Calgary that has become the alternative travel hot ...

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Revelstoke Mountain Resort Serves Up Sweet Rewards All Season Long

Photos: Bob Legasa

Last season was one of historic snow-drought proportion, and we put lots of miles on the rig because for a snow junkie like myself and my skiing posse, we go where there’s snow! With our local resorts closed by the ...

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