The Kootenays, a Canadian Sport Region


The legendary Powder Highway is located here in the Kootenays. Powder Highway says it all: large amounts of snow and many companies that offer adrenaline packed Heliski and Catski tours for one or several days. Powder snow + Canadian nature = new energies and new motivations collected...


Mica Heli Skiing

Heli skiing with Mica Heli Ski is an amazing experience. With a small group of four guests and highly experienced guides this will be your dream come true. Long powder descents with endless space for everyone. Your flights in an A Star Helicopter will be extreme scenic with breathless views of the Selkirk, Purcell, Monashees. And after an adrenalin packed powder day relax in the outdoor Hot Tub and enjoy Massages at the Lodge.



Cat Skiing — island lake lodge

The Terrain island lake lodge offers 7,000 acres of incredible terrain. Big Powder Bowls, long powder runs and steep shuts in a setting that is size wise comparable with Aspen or Whistler Mountain. All that is waiting for you and your friends to be explored.

The Skiing with island lake lodge gets done in small groups. So you get the most out of your time. On a typical day you will be skiing about 4,500 vertical metres or 15,000 vertical feet. The Terrain starts at about 1370 meters and goes up to 2200 meters.



Sport Destinations

Many small and larger towns in the Kootenays offer recreation, activities, hospitality comfort and impressive nature scenes that you will not forget. Read more about these fascinating places in the Canada sports region: