5 Winter Experiences At Panorama Mountain Resort To Try This Winter
As one of the largest ski resorts in British Columbia, a ski or snowboard trip with the family to Panorama Mountain Resort is one of the best things you could do this winter. With ample terrain variations to keep everyone entertained, beautiful slopeside accommodations – complete with the signature outdoor hot pools – Panorama is one very attractive ski destination. What could make it even better? Here are five amazing experiences to add to your “must do” list when you visit at Panorama resort this winter:
#1: Discover New Terrain Via Snowcat Tours
Access monster terrain in the rugged, formerly backcountry terrain, with the Monster X – Panorama’s newest adventure experience. This mean kitty is ready to take skiers and snowboarders to the most epic runs on the mountain, where you can attempt to slay the Monster, an epic area off Panorama’s Taynton Bowl, now serviced by the Monster-X snowcat.
#2 Horse Drawn Wagon Rides
Looking for a little less adventure? Take a family-friendly horse-drawn wagon ride through a winter wonderland with A Bar Z Mountain Adventures. Guests will have the opportunity to view Panorama’s historic outfitters base camp and stables as tours extend beyond the resort. Warm up with a hot drink around the bonfire before you head back for the evening.
#3 Day Heli Skiing In BC
Climbing out of a helicopter at the top of an untouched powder filled slope is a dream most skiers and snowboarders have. Fortunately, you can make that a reality during a visit to Panorama Resort. Get above the crowds and explore the vast terrain available with Canada’s highest elevation heli skiing operation at RK Heliski. Enjoy expansive views amongst the Purcell Mountains as you make fresh tracks, alongside an expert guide. You’ll also be treated to a gourmet breakfast, deluxe lunch, and a host of great memories.
#4 Snowmobile Tours
Explore the wider reaches and incredible vistas available in British Columbia’s Purcell Mountains on a snowmobile trip with Toby Creek Adventures. From two hour tours to two-day adventures, prepare to take in incredible scenery as you trek up to 8,000 feet in elevation and enjoy a stop in a backcountry alpine cabin to recharge. All skill levels are welcome, so don’t miss out on an incredible adventure!
#5 Explore Invermere
Off the mountain, there are even more experiences to be had. Take the free community shuttle bus to the nearby community of Invermere. The shuttle runs daily during the winter season and offers guests the ability to explore the many stores, galleries, and restaurants in town, without the need to drive.
Where to Eat at Panorama Resort
You’ll want to refuel before, during, and after your many adventures at Panorama, luckily, there are many opportunities for delicious fare here. Head to Cliffhanger Restaurant at Greywolf Golf Course for stunning mountain views and contemporary Canadian food. Or, enjoy house-smoked meats and a gourmet menu at Cabin Smokehouse. For laid-back eats and sports bar fare head to T-Bar and Grill. Enjoy fresh food and a comfortable atmosphere at Restaurant elevenFIFTY, or watch the heliskiers roll in after a day on the mountain while you enjoy the rustic ambiance at Choppers Landing.
If you’re still up on the slopes and feel the need for a bite, head to the Summit Hut for smokies, treats, and warm bevies. For a unique meal on the mountain, check out some of the dining options including après heliski fondue, European Raclette and ski out, or limousine and snowcat dining experiences.
Where to Stay at Panorama Mountain Resort
Get ready to start your adventure in Panorama!