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Girls have more fun at Fernie Alpine Resort this winter

Be part of Fernie’s one of a kind Early Girls Program Want to be first on the mountain with early lift access at 8 am and get some top coaching tips to get you ripping the mountain in all conditions with a great group of gals and an internationally certified coach with 30 years’ experience

Pacific storm track slams Canadian Rockies with snow
Huge snowstorm forecast is coming true at Fernie Alpine Resort

By Powder Matt Mosteller A large Pacific storm is coming in strong with heavy snow in the forecast for Fernie Alpine Resort and Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. Check the below weather map for details on the storm track. Heavy snow has started to fall this afternoon, November 24th with up to 50 cm plus possible

Snow hammers BC ski resorts located in the Canadian Rockies

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

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Early ski season snowfall at Kicking Horse
Early season snowfall in the Canadian Rockies gets skiers and snowboarders stoked for ski season

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.

Huge snowstorm hits Fernie Alpine Resort to delight skiers and snowboarders
Skiers celebrate Snowy winter weather forecast for Southern region of the Canadian Rockies

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

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Kicking Horse Mountain Resort site of trail running event
5 Peaks Trail running this weekend in Golden, British Columbia

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

august snow warning delights skiers and riders
Last minute Summer activities and adventures in the Canadian Rockies

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

ridge walk the highlight of any summer trip in the Canadian Rockies
Golden, British Columbia full of summer adventure

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

Skiing deep powder at Fernie Alpine Resort in British Columbia
Summer Adventure season in the Canadian Rockies is here

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.

ridge hikes in the Canadian ROckies

By Powder Matt Mosteller Are you keeping up on your New Year’s Resolution? For most it can be very challenging. Just starting your program can be the toughest step for many. Staying on track of your Get Fit program is much more than a resolution. Master your inner Voice. Do the evil delays and excuses

Canadian Rockies hiking the perfect ridge walks
Try a Ridge Walk for a spectacular hiking experience in the Canadian Rockies

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

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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

Valentine's Day ski vacation at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

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

Fernie Alpine Resort opens early for skiers and snowboarders

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

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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