Top 10 Columbia Valley Winter Activities

During the winter months, the Columbia Valley is a truly captivating sight. The snow-blanketed mountain peaks or the Purcell and Rocky Mountain ranges make for a truly captivating sight. We’ve put together a list of our favorite Winter activities that offer a number of indoor and outdoor activities that are perfect for the whole family.

Winter Activities to Enjoy

1. Hit the Slopes

The Columbia Valley is centrally located to some of the best skiing in the world. Choose between Panorama Mountain Resort, Fairmont Hot Springs, Kimberley Mountain Resort, or Kicking Horse Mountain Resort.

2. Snowmobile with Toby Creek Adventures

Head up to the historic Paradise Mine Basin on a snowmobile adventure with Toby Creek Adventures. They offer a wide variety of tours that range from one to five hours in length and can accommodate all skill levels.


3. Pamper Yourself

Indulge in a day of rest and relaxation with a massage, facial or body treatment at Elevations Massage and Spa or Fusion Wellness Spa.

4. Head Out on a Snowshoe Adventure

Rent some snowshoeing gear and Listen to the satisfying crunch of snow underfoot as you explore snow-dusted forests and open valleys. Explore the many wild trails – it is the Rocky Mountains after all!


5. Get in Touch with Your Inner Foodie

The Columbia Valley is home to a number of fabulous dining options. It’s easy to please your palate with a wide variety of delicious food and beverage choices.

6. Skate Along the Lake Windermere Whiteway

Experience the World’s Longest Skating path on Lake Windermere. The Lake Windermere Whiteway offers a 30-kilometer cleared path and offers a fantastic experience to enjoy with your entire family.


7. Soak in the Hot Springs

Warm up from frosty winter adventures with a dip in the Radium Hot Springs pools surrounded by the snowy red walls of the Sinclair Canyon.

8. Explore Local Shops

What better way to escape the cold than to treat yourself to a little retail therapy. The unique shops in The Columbia Valley offer a one-of-a-kind experience.


9. Test Your Intellect with Columbia Valley Escape Rooms

Looking for a brain teaser? Check out Columbia Valley Escape Rooms! With several themes, Radium’s escape rooms aren’t to be missed!

10. Winter Wildlife Viewing

Bundle up and take a walk around the Village to watch the Bighorn Sheep graze at The Springs Golf Course.

Winter won’t last forever, but the memories you make will! Each of our 1, 2 and 3-bedroom accommodations are fully-equipped so you can feel at home. Contact us today to learn more.