By Powder Matt Mosteller Recent snowstorms have hammered the ski resorts located on the British Columbia side of the Canadian Rockies. Weather forecasts say more snow falling (today) at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and another storm is off the coast to bring additional snowfall later this week and weekend. Strong storms have hit both Fernie
By Powder Matt Mosteller It is that time of the year when skiers and snowboarders get their stoke on! Snow has already started to fall in the Canadian Rockies and Purcell Mountains of British Columbia.
By Powder Matt Mosteller We are seeing many natural signs that this upcoming winter will be epic! Some say it is because the muskrats have burrowed their homes deeper into the muddy river banks in preparation for a colder and snowier than normal winter and others say it is the heightened activity of squirrels and
By Powder Matt Mosteller Why not try trail running this weekend! It is going to be absolutely spectacular in the mountains as the forecast is for clear sunny skies. You don’t have to be a seasoned or regular runner to try the fast growing sport of trail running as the events team at 5 Peaks
By Powder Matt Mosteller The good news is that there are loads of great last minute summer activities and adventures to do in and around the Canadian Rockies towns of Fernie, Kimberley and Golden. But the real cheers goes out for the skiers and snowboarders as they ring the powder call with the first time
By Powder Matt Mosteller The heat of Summer has finally arrived! Are you still looking for summer adventure? Want a place surrounded by mountains, rivers and natural beauty? Try Golden, British Columbia, a perfect escape for summer activities from mountain biking, hiking, stand up paddle-boarding, to whitewater rafting, to swimming in a mountain lake to
By Powder Matt Mosteller Hot and sunny days of summer will soon be here….The snow is melting in the Canadian Rockies, hikers and mountain bikers, will soon be roaming the trails of Fernie Alpine Resort and Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. As we begin summer adventure season it is a perfect time to reflect. “It’s 8:00am.
By Powder Matt Mosteller Looking for something extra special to do in the outdoors this summer that is packed with the following benefits? Get on your feet. Keeping yourself moving is paramount to staying healthy. Just 20 minutes a day walking makes a difference. These ridge walks can be as short or as long as
By Powder Matt Mosteller The Canadian Rockies, famous for their legendary mountain backdrops and jaw dropping views, make a perfect destination for a back-country cross country ski trip. Shadow Lake Lodge, a historic lodge, dating back to the early days of the Canadian Pacific Railway, provides that perfect mix, easy access and nestled in an
By Powder Matt Mosteller Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Golden, British Columbia, has received an incredible amount of Spring snowfall and will be extending the ski season until April 20th. No it is not time to get your bike out, nor your tennis or fly fishing gear…it is time for tunes, tans and turns! Also a
AND ANOTHER AND ANOTHER SNOWFALL WARNING IN EFFECT March is in like a lion with regular storms happening last week and this week at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and Fernie Alpine Resort. The Powder Highway of British Columbia is the snow destination of choice this winter in North America for sure! . So far this
Alpine Canada National Team and BC Ski Team Members Race under the lights at Kimberley Alpine Resort National and BC Ski Team members will race at Kimberley Alpine Resort in the Slalom night race Thursday March 6, 2014 starting at approximately 5pm. The race will run on the ‘Main’ under the lights. Attending will be:
By Powder Matt Mosteller With mother nature delivering close to 100 cm this week it is a perfect time to share some powderful eye candy from the Powder Highway of British Columbia. Oh Yeah! These images share a bit of the visual reason why the ski resorts of Fernie Alpine Resort, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
By Powder Matt Mosteller Outdoor retailer, Live Out There is coming on as a supporting partner of the famed Dogtooth Dash – Canadian National Ski Mountaineering Championships Friday March 21, 2014 NEW! Vertical Race ~ 800 meters ascent under the stars! Saturday March 22, 2014 Individual Race ~ Elite and Enduro Courses Check out the
By Powder Matt Mosteller Maybe your friends did not share with you the news….but for the first time in 11 years, Valentines Day hits a Friday! So more importantly make sure you have set up a getaway for you and your partner. You might want to make it later next week to avoid the Alberta
By Powder Matt Mosteller We are very proud of Fernie Alpine Resort athlete Jamie Rizzuto who not only did the incredible feat of placing 4th at the recent Freeride World Tour at Courmayeur but came back rippin it with a 2nd place finish at one of the toughest venues, Chamonix over the weekend! Jamie is
By Powder Matt Mosteller Are you planning a ski vacation or looking for deep powder? Then make sure you watch this video from January 11th 2014, shot at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, a Powder Highway ski mecca, that is hitting it’s stride! Currently the Powder Highway region of British Columbia, has the deepest total snowfall
By Powder Matt Mosteller If you are planning to travel in the backcountry for skiing, snowboarding, and or snowshoeing this winter please take the time to get educated on how to best minimize your risks and maximize your enjoyment of winter time in the Canadian Rockies, Purcells, Selkirks and Monashees. First step is to take
By Powder Matt Mosteller With over 300 cm falling already this winter (close to 10 feet!) and some record early season storms, the ski season is off to an incredible start along the Powder Highway at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Fernie Alpine Resort and Kimberley Alpine Resort! The storm track shows a recipe that powder
By Powder Matt Mosteller Jackson Hole resident, and X Games medalist, Bryan Iguchi stopped by Fernie, British Columbia, to enjoy some of the deep snow we are having this winter. In addition to his snowboarding movie fame he has also pursued an art career.