Your Columbia Valley Winter Bucketlist

October 28, 2021

Discover the magic of the snow-covered mountains and immerse yourself in the Canadian Rockies lifestyle this winter. At the core of each breathtaking encounter the region has to offer, you’re sure to unravel the traditions and culture that are central to this rugged and exciting way of life.


Experience New Heights with Babin Air

Experience a mountain peak in this new and exciting way. Babin Air offers spectacular valley and glacier scenic flights and sightseeing tours over the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Experience the Kootenays, Yoho, and Glacier National Parks, the Bugaboos, Mt. Assiniboine, glaciers, rivers and endless forests.

Babin Air
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Indulge in a Bit of R&R

There’s nothing better than soaking in healing waters in the fresh air – and, when you stay at Bighorn Meadows Resort, you’ll have a choice between three options: the Radium Hot Springs PoolsFairmont Hot Springs (30 minutes to the south) or Lussier Hot Springs in White Swan Provincial Park (a one-hour drive to the southeast). Each of these muscle-melting hot springs is accessible to everyone and surrounded by a spectacular mountain setting. Closest to the resort is Radium, which comprises two pools – one warm and one cool – whose mineral-rich waters are uniquely odourless, and offer an inviting place to wind down at the end of a long day.


Swoop, Whoop & Enjoy Panorama Mountain Resort

Just up the road in Panorama, you’ll find Panorama Mountain Resort, a community atmosphere with some of the best terrain in the world. This mountains resort is tucked deep into Canada’s oldest mountains. The culture is full-speed—Well-known events include the 2022 FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championship in March, while a ski on the Monster cat ride and tandem paragliding are sure to get the blood pumping in a whole new way.


Veer off the beaten path and discover what’s really at the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. From November to March (and sometimes even into April), shimmering snow and crisp mountain air are sure to take your breath away as you marvel at the number of incredible winter experiences the Columbia Valley has to offer. Our current specials & packages are updated regularly and make it easy for you to enjoy a great deal at our Resort. Start your trip off on the right foot and book your stay with Bighorn Meadows Resort.