Seeking excitement? Adventure? Culture? Rossland may be a small city, but it's big on activities.
Set on an ancient volcanic valley deep in the Monashee Mountains in the Kootenay Rockies region, Rossland (population: 3,278) is an outdoor adventure mecca for fans of mountain biking, hiking, cross-county skiing, downhill skiing and snowboarding, cat-skiing, golfing, fishing and more.
Voted "Canada's #1 Outdoor Town" in by Canadian outdoor magazine Explore, Rossland's stunning landscape and epic mountain trails have also made it renowned as being one of Canada's top mountain biking spots – no small feat in a country covered in trails!
RED Mountain Resort
Located in the Kootenay Rockies Powder Highway region, RED Mountain Resort boasts a 2,919ft/884m vertical drop, 1,168ha/2,887ac of terrain and over 300/in/750cm of annual snowfall. With deep powder, 360 degree descents off select peaks, uncrowded bowls and incredible glades, it's no wonder The NY Times listed RED #8 in "The 46 Places to Go in 2013."