Winter Activities & Experiences
On the edge of the Canadian Rockies, the winter playground of Invermere on the Lake and Panorama Mountain Resort awaits. There are so many fun things to do including skiing at Panorama Mountain Resort, skating or Nordic skiing on the Lake Windermere Whiteway, Heliskiing with RK Heliski or snowmobiling with Toby Creek Adventures.
Planning your vacation getaway is easy thanks to a wide variety of Accommodation Choices, from a family-friendly Best Western hotel in the center of Invermere, to resort-style lodging at Panorama Mountain Village.
Panorama Mountain Resort
Panorama is a four-season destination resort that offers skiing, golf, lift-accessed mountain biking and an abundance of recreational activities and events.
The resort was named “North American Resort of the Year” in the 2016 World Snow Awards. Located on British Columbia’s famed Powder Highway, Panorama offers winter enthusiasts 4,265 feet of vertical descent (Top 10 in Canada), wide-open fall-line cruisers, powder-filled tree lines and the steep and deep exhilaration of Taynton Bowl.
The Panorama Nordic Centre, located in the lower village (access from the lower parking lot), or across the suspension bridge from the Village Gondola, offers more than 20 km of groomed trails for classic and skate skiing. The trails take skiers along the scenic Toby Creek. Different routes are available for all levels of skiers from beginners to advanced.
RK Heliski makes Jumbo dreams come true. For close to 50 years, RK Heliski has been sharing their passion for deep powder heliskiing and snowboarding. The legendary Jumbo Valley and many others comprise perfectly-gladed tree runs, whereas the higher elevations of the Purcell Mountains (3,000m+) offer open bowls and glaciated runs.
Toby Creek Adventures
Toby Creek Adventures Specialize In Guiding First-Time Snowmobilers From Anywhere in the World. Our professional guides take pride and care in their desire to lead your group in an action-filled day in the beautiful Purcell Mountains in British Columbia. Full Day, Half Day, Cookout or Powder-X, this snowmobile adventure is one you will talk about for years to come!
Accommodation Options in Invermere & Panorama
Your perfect home away from home is just a click away with a variety of accommodation options to suit your stay. Grab savings on long stay winter getaways and take your time to explore all Invermere and Panorama have to offer – head to the Whiteway for cross-country skiing and skating, take a scenic snowshoe through Kootenay National Park or get your adrenaline pumping with downhill skiing at Panorama Mountain Resort. With weekly and monthly extended stay offers all winter long you simply have to pick a date!
Proud Member of the Powder Highway
Just like the “Stairway to Heaven”, the Powder Highway is the road to a one-of-a-kind adventure on skis or on a snowboard. Located in the Kootenay Rockies region, the Powder Highway refers to the area that boasts the highest concentration of alpine resort, backcountry, cat, heli and nordic skiing/riding in the WORLD!
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