Looking to get away and enjoy a bit of winter? Spend a long weekend or your March Break trip this year in the beautiful Kootenay Rockies region in the picturesque town of Rossland in British Columbia. To help you plan your weekend among the mountains, here are some ideas of how to explore Rossland this winter.

Get Outdoors

Whether you’re hoping to spend a day out on the mountains skiing, boarding, fat biking or snowshoeing; it is worth it to get out and explore to see some of the best views in British Columbia.  RED Mountain Resort where you can explore the mountain from peak to peak. After a day on the slopes, be sure to swing by Rafter’s Lounge for après-ski Rossland style.

To explore the trails by foot, connect with the Friends of Rossland Range to explore the region by snowshoe. This group has worked hard with the province to develop and maintain accessible trails throughout the region for guests of any activity level to explore. Be sure to pop into one of their cozy winter cabins along the Seven Summits trail to warm up.

 

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Where to Stay

The Josie is North America’s newest boutique ski-in / ski-out hotel set in the picturesque town of Rossland in British Columbia.  Overlooking the RED Mountain Resort, The Josie is the first stop along Powder Highway for adventure travellers and mountain seekers holing to explore the Kootenay Rockies region. The Josie is a boutique property with 106 style guest rooms, studio suites and one-bedroom suites for guests to choose from.
The Josie Hotel Room Rossland

Explore the Town

Rossland is a unique town where the majority of businesses are locally owned and the only chain in town is a sandwich shop. Instead, when you’re looking for somewhere to dine, join the locals at hotspots like Fuel Gastropub and Diner for breakfast or The Flying Steamshovel for dinner.

Rossland is also a town that takes their coffee culture to the next level creating a spot for the locals to gather at The Alpine Grind Coffee House and Eatery or to mingle with the true coffee connoisseurs at Seven Summits Coffee Company.

In town, there are also a number of stores selling locally made products like the Kootenay Gateway,  Curiosity Clothing & Gifts or a sweet treat at Mountain Nugget Chocolate Company.

To unwind, visit Cabine for a class in this arts + crafts studio or pop on over to the Madhu Collective for some post-ski yoga.

 

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