The slopes of the magnificent mountains in the East Kootenay are popular spots for recreation, not only in winter, but in the summer as well.
Mountain bikers love the web of trails that covers this region. There are several rides from fun events to grueling races that are for you, whether you want to take part or just watch:
Bavarian Ironlegs (ski, run, bike) – Kimberley early April
Powder, Pedal, Paddle – Fernie mid-April
Psychosis Race – Golden July 14 and 15
Race the Rockies – Golden July 21
HighLine 100 – Fernie mid-August
TransRockies Region – August 12 to 18