Transportation & Maps
On the western edge of the Kootenay Rockies region, Red Mountain Resort is easy to access from the highway, and conveniently close to airports in Castlegar and Trail.
Travelling from the west on Highway 3, turn south onto Highway 3B at Nancy Greene Lake and continue 25km/15mi to the main entrance to Red Mountain Resort. From Vancouver, Red Mountain Resort is 616km/383mi with a few challenging mountain passes along the way.
From southern Alberta, follow Highway 3 to its intersection with Highway 3B, about 10 minutes west of Salmo. Drive straight at the intersection, and follow Highway 3B through Fruitvale, Montrose, and Trail. The highway climbs steeply out of the Columbia River Valley to Rossland. Continue on 3B through the town and north towards Red Mountain Resort. The main entrance is on the left just a few minutes north of town. The drive from Calgary, Alberta is 628km/390mi, a journey that includes the easy Crowsnest Pass and the Salmo/Creston Pass – British Columbia's highest.