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This Is What A Guided Cycling Tour In The Kootenays Is All About

Kootenay Cycle Adventures Kootenay Lake Highway

Cruising through stunning mountain passes, winding along the shores of pristine lakes, and conquering those epic climbs – the Kootenay region is a playground where road cyclists' dreams come to life. With charming waterfront towns, boutique hotels, and plenty of independent cafes and restaurants, the region is best savoured on two wheels. Discover ...

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Spring Basecamp April 2022

That moment when the sky clears and the vistas are celebrated.

Between April 6th and 10th, we were fortunate to complete a five day and four-night helicopter access basecamp in the North Monashees with return Kootenay Backcountry Guests.   This was their second winter basecamp with us. Our trip took place in a remote valley in British Columbia that is not often visited. The remote nature and spectacu...

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Mountain Conditions Report - Wapta Bow to Yoho April 2023

Kootenay Backcountry Guide guests enjoyed perfect conditions on the Bow to Yoho traverse. Photo: Kyle Gorenko

Trip Summary:  I recently completed the Bow to Yoho Traverse with practicum student Kyle Gorenko in 5-days with 6 guests. We traveled from Bow parking to Monarch Campground. The weather overall was favorable for fast travel, incredible views, and quality skiing, with pow to be found on East to Southeast aspects up to 3000m. Coverage on the gla...

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2021/2022 Season Recap & Highlights

Kootenay Backcountry Guide's Lead Guide/Founder Judson Wright takes guests (Photo: Kyle Gorenko) on Bow to Yoho traverse in the Rockies

On April 18, 2022, Lead Guide Judson Wright with practicum Kyle Gorenko, and six guests hit the parking lot at the bottom of the Yoho Valley in Yoho National Park after completing the Bow/Yoho Traverse. This hut to hut traverse concluded KBG's 2021-22 season.   We would like to take a moment and thank all of our guests and students for ma...

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