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Go with a Pro! Guided Adventures in the Columbia Valley… Winter Edition!

By Tourism Radium on January 12, 2022

You don’t have to go it alone in Radium Hot Springs. From fully-guided experiences to friendly words of advice, we’ve got professionals from every industry to make your excursion enjoyable and safe. Check out your options to get out there and go with a pro this winter!

If you haven’t fallen in love with winter yet, it’s time! Choose your own adventure with one of the many amazing outfitters near Radium to warm up your winter.

Dash Through the Snow

Snowshoeing is a great way to get outside in the winter and explore the trails!

On the edge of Kootenay National Park, head out on a guided snowshoe tour with Kootenay Adventure Collective at Radius Retreat.

Embark on a guided experience from Panorama Mountain Resort to explore the snowshoe terrain before warming up with some apres beverages!

Photo: Panorama Mountain Resort

Heliski to Private Powder

What’s the quickest way to get to deep powder with your crew? A heliski trip! This will be a day in the mountains you won’t forget.

Get in touch with RK Heliski near Panorama, BC to plan the perfect trip for your skill level!

For multi-day retreats, set your sights on beautiful CMH Bugaboos Lodge with plenty of packages to find the right fit for your group.

Photo: RK Heliski

Snowmobile to a Mountain Top

Winter is meant to be spent in the mountains! Seize the season and take a guided full or half-day trip with Toby Creek Adventures to bask in the glory of fresh powder. At the top, marvel in a wide-open basin to explore.

On the full-day experience, enjoy a delicious lunch in a private alpine cabin with unbeatable views.

Learn to Ski and Snowboard

Want to learn skills on the hill? It’s time to enroll in ski school!

Panorama Ski + Ride School offers hands-on lessons and camps for kids and adults of all skill levels. Lessons range in length from a few hours, to a weekend, to reoccurring weekly! Don’t have the gear? No problem, check out Panorama’s Rental Shop to get everything you need for your day on the hill.

Fairmont Hot Springs Resort’s Snow School has 6 levels of programming for all ages! Whether you are looking to try something new or refine current skills, you’ll find the right fit at the Snow School. Choose from a group or private lesson, and stop by the Rental Shop if you need skis or a snowboard for the day.

Cross Cross-Country off Your Bucket List

Nipika Mountain Resort offers some unparalelled Nordic ski terrain, but did you know you can also take a lesson?

The Nordic ski school is directed by Lyle Wilson, who coached Canada’s Olympic cross-country ski teams in two Olympics. Lessons in classic and skate technique are offered daily, for beginners just learning to intermediate skiers looking to progress.

For Winter 2022, Nordic ski for free when you stay at a participating hotel, motel, or resort!

Looking for more ways to explore the area? There’s so much to do! Check out our other stories from the area and top winter activities.

Need help finding the perfect way to spend your day? Check out Kootenay Adventure Collective for trip planning and package deals.

No matter your adventure, you’ll find it in Radium Hot Springs. After your excursion, make sure to check out the Radium Hot Springs pools or other ways to kick back and relax.

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