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Rockies & Ranchlands Circle Route

Idaho Peak, Selkirk Mountains

(Dave Heath photo)

Kootenay Rockies

Professional & Spectator Sports

Spectators at a hockey game (Kevin Arnold photo)

Spectators at a hockey game (Kevin Arnold photo)

Rally around sporting events that draw spectators from around the world to the Kootenay Rockies.

If you love racing, be sure to catch the Fernie Sports 5 & 10km Run, and the Heart of the Rockies Triathlon in Invermere. Teamwork, adrenaline and challenge align during the sea2summit adventure race series. During this one-day or three-day stage race held in Panorama, competitors must negotiate the Columbia Valley's finest terrain in a race against the clock. The courses include paddling, mountain biking, trekking/trail running, orienteering, and a few surprises along the way.

The Kootenay Ice in Cranbrook (Western Hockey League) and Trail Smoke Eaters (BC Hockey League) provide lots of hockey-cheering opportunities.