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Kimberley News

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In the words of arguably the most famous woman in the world, Queen Elizabeth – ‘‘Around the world we have seen heartwarming stories of people coming together to help others’, Kimberley (as we knew it would be) is of course, no exception.   We are all facing the most difficult time the world has ever seen,

Dear Guests Further to our March 15th decision to suspend Ski Area Operations, after careful consideration of the quickly changing circumstances around Coronavirus (COVID-19), Resorts of the Canadian Rockies has made a decision to suspend ski resort operations for the remainder of the 2019/20 ski season at our Western Canadian Resorts, including Nakiska Ski Area,

Off the beaten path? Yes. Easy to get to? Also Yes. We’ve all heard the phrase ‘off the beaten track’ and it might not apply to many places as much as it does Kimberley. Having to leave the main highway to take a side highway to get to the town is part of it, however

Delicious smells wafting from the kitchen and friends laughing on the patio make up the summer vibe at Buckhorn & Main Mountain Eatery. With potted flowers outside and rustic cabin-like styling indoors, the restaurant weaves itself seamlessly into the mountain landscape. Buckhorn & Main is connected to the Trickle Creek Lodge at Kimberley Alpine Resort

Spartan;noun Spar·​tan | \ ˈspär-tᵊn marked by strict self-discipline or self-denial; undaunted by pain or danger // a Spartan athlete If you weren’t sure why the Spartan Race chose the name, the above definition will provide any explanation needed. The Spartan race describes their competition as the ‘world’s leading obstacle course race’, however it’s organizers want

Kimberley, B.C. is sometimes referred to as ‘off the beaten path’, but the truth is it’s actually super easy and extremely convenient to get to, given its close proximity to YXC – the Canadian Rockies International Airport.  Yes, you read that right, it’s that close to an international airport.  You don’t need to fly into

September 30, 2018 Group text – 11 members Chelsea: Hey guys, just to circle back to the conversation we had around the campfire this summer at Grandma’s – are we all in for a family ski trip this winter? No response.     October 9, 2018 Chelsea: Hi cousins and siblings! What are we all

Now that we have your attention, it’s time to give you the downlow about Kimberley.  Don’t worry if you don’t understand our millennial slang, we’ll explain it all in due time. No matter how much time you’ve spent in this unique place (there’s just something special about a town with only one set of street

Sure, the Canadian Rockies are known for clean lines, epic powder days, and bluebird skies, but skiing and snowboarding are far from all they have to offer. A winter wonderland and snow globe brought to life; if you need a break from the slopes or just want to vary your vacation activities, try these unique

A Guide to Thrive in Winter

Let’s get straight to the point; winter tends to overstay its welcome. With major snowstorms lasting into April earlier this year, Mother Nature definitely took longer than expected to bestow warmer temperatures upon us Canadians. Living in this wonderful, snowy nation, there are some crucial lessons to learn in order to thrive in the ‘Great

There are many reasons why one golf in Kimberley, B.C, whether it’s about the course, the town or the people – whatever your reason is, these might be a few more to consider; Top courses to play Trickle Creek Golf Resort – voted #1 course in the Kimberley & Cranbrook region by the B.C. Golfer’s

On Wednesday, June 20th the very first WestJet flight landed at YXC, the Canadian Rockies International Airport, marking the beginning of their new Calgary, YYC to YXC direct flight service.  This exciting new service brings Cranbrook and the surrounding areas including Kimberley, B.C even more accessible for travelers.   Unless you live in a mountain town,

The Kimberley Century Club

No we don’t mean beer…..we mean ski days! Here’s a list of the most hardcore of hardcore skiers who made it out for 100+ days this past ski season! A special congratulations to Ivan Mather who skied every single day this past season (121 days) and  congratulations to all who skied 100 + days. What a feat! How

There are no baths or showers at Boulder Hut. Clean-up after a day of strenuous backcountry skiing involves soaping up in a wood-fired sauna, then dumping a bucket of water over one’s head. To my surprise a fellow guest, fit naked and female, offered to do the pouring. I reluctantly acquiesced. Thereafter, the absence of

2018 is sure starting off right at Kimberley Alpine Resort, with the perfect combination for skiers & riders – new snow & warm temps!  Now is the most amazing time of the year in Kimberley.  Kick off your new year the best way, with Mountain Time! Even though the year has just started we’re already in

Ski Season Starts on Saturday!

There’s not much skiers and snowboards look forward to more than the first few turns of the season and with great early season snowfall in November this year’s opening weekend is looking like it’s going to be an awesome one!   Most terrain off of the Easter Chair will be open, this includes skiing in the Vimy


One year, while his friends were busy getting jobs and settling down, a young ‘Powder’ Matt Mosteller spent 63 days living in his car so he could ski every day. Now, 20 years later, Powder Matt has settled down a bit, but he’s still seeking outdoor adventure and his stories can be seen regularly in the Calgary Herald, Vancouver Sun, Explore Magazine and many others. His first book, described by The Calgary Herald as “a handbook for living life to the fullest,” The Adventurer’s Guide to Living a Happy Life offers 63 daily meditations to help you broaden your horizons and achieve the ‘goosebump’ moments in life (sleeping in the car is optional). Powder Matt is a crusader, constantly trying to find ways to fight childhood obesity, and getting people ‘outside’. Follow Powder Matt and his adventures through life on his blog.