Winter Adventures & Attractions
Winter in the Columbia Valley couldn't be better.
Toby Creek Adventures
An unforgettable adventure! With over 32,000 acres of terrain, Toby Creek Adventures can offer you the tour of a lifetime. Trips cater to the first-timers through to seasoned riders.
In the winter, hop on a snowmobile and enjoy the snowy scenery! In the summer, take an exciting quad tour and adventure to hidden spots.
Panorama Mountain Resort Ski Area
Panorama Mountain Resort is an exceptional ski resort for families! The ski area has nearly unlimited runs, lifts, and terrains.
It's a great spot for full or half day lessons for any ages. Kids camps are often offered in the winter and spring.
Buy your lift passes with Fairmont Creek and go straight to the lift! Ask us for more details!
Fairmont Hot Springs Ski Area
This family-friendly ski resort features a terrain park, 14 ski runs, lessons, and slope-side dining. All ski lift tickets include access to Fairmont Hot Springs' pools. Grab your skis (or book a rental from the Resort) and head to the hill -- from our Fairmont rentals, you'll be there in minutes!
RK Heli Skiing/Hiking
For close to 50 years, RK Heliski has been sharing their passion for deep powder heli-skiing and snowboarding. The legendary Jumbo Valley and many others make perfect glade tree runs, whereas the higher elevations of the Purcell Mountains (3,000 meters+), offer open bowls and glaciated runs. It's exceptional and a trip-of-a-lifetime.
Choose from a smorgasbord of trips available for backcountry enthusiasts, first-timers, and families.
Fairmont Hot Springs Pools
Splish splash at Canada's largest natural hot springs at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. There is a large pool for swimming and smaller, warmer pool for soaking. Kids love the diving board and the general shallowness of these pools.
Radium Hot Springs
The Radium Hot Springs pools are a must-see in the Columbia Valley. The naturally-heated pools are located within the Kootenay National Park, beneath an open rock wall.
The Hot Pools has one main hot pool and one "cool pool" for lane swimming and diving.
BC Bird Trail
Did you know? Many species of birds call the Columbia Valley home! Fairmont Hot Springs is nestled in the BC Bird Trail! The Columbia Valley Bird Trail stretches alongside the Columbia River to Golden. Birders in the area will be treated to quiet birdwatching spots, scenic hiking trails, and serene paddles along the Columbia River.