Building a Coffee Empire in the BC Rocky Mountains

Building a Coffee Empire in the BC Rocky Mountains, Invermere, British Columbia

The woman who built a coffee empire from a small town in rural British Columbia. Elana Rosenfeld was not even remotely prepared for her first wholesale orders.

Kicking Horse Coffee, a Canadian firm she had started with her partner Leo Johnson was getting some orders from gourmet stores in Calgary, Alberta, 172 miles (277km) away from their base in the tiny town of Invermere in British Columbia’s Rocky Mountains.

They didn’t have any cardboard boxes to pack the coffee in, so they scoured […]

By | December 16th, 2015|BC Rockies, Business, Invermere|0 Comments

Powder Highway in the Kootenay Rockies British Columbia

Powder Highway in the BC Kootenay Rockies, British Columbia, Canada

Where is the heart of skiing in North America? Does it beat most vibrantly in ever-popular Colorado? How about Utah, with its talcum snows? Or perhaps Lake Tahoe?

No. No. And no.

Oh, those are all worthy destinations, but my vote goes to a region that many American skiers and snowboarders have never even visited: the southeast corner of British Columbia. Perhaps no place else on earth possesses such a wealth of ski options as here in the Kootenay Rockies, where the topography accordions spectacularly […]

Rafting and Camping on the Kicking Horse River

Alpine Rafting, Kicking Horse River, Golden, British Columbia

Rafting and Camping along the Kicking Horse River in Golden, British Columbia go hand in hand during the summer months. Thousands of rafters flock to the Kicking Horse River for Western Canada’s biggest whitewater. Designated as BC’s First Heritage River, the Kicking Horse River is an adventure not to be missed.

The Kicking Horse River boasts something for everyone, from family floats in majestic Yoho National Park to running the glacier-fed whitewater rapids of the Lower Canyon for the experienced adrenaline […]

By | April 5th, 2015|BC Rockies, Popular|0 Comments