Winter Activities

Endless winter activities in Rossland, BC.

Here, winter means 300” of powder, epic vertical, 360-degree tree skiing, and all the fun under the winter sun you can imagine. Whether you’re interested in skiing, snowboarding, cat-skiing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing or fat biking, Rossland has you covered. And, when you’re done experiencing why The New York Times voted RED and Rossland the “8th Best Place in the World to Visit in 2013”, the warmth of Josie’s spa (and cocktail lounge) will be waiting to help you recuperate.

Granite Mountain, BC

RED Mountain Resort

These are just a few of Josie’s favorite things: 300 inches—almost eight metres—of annual snowfall, groomers you can open the throttle up on, 2,129 feet of vertical, in-bounds cat-skiing, 360-degree descents, and some of the bucket-list tree skiing and snowboarding in the west. We understand why The New York Times voted RED Mountain Resort and Rossland the eighth “Best Place in the World to Visit in 2013.”

Cat skiing fresh powder at Rossland, BC

Big Red Cats

With 19,300 acres and eight peaks, Big Red Cats takes RED Mountain Resort and elevates it to another world. With a special focus on tree skiing and glades, Big Red goes deeper into the forests, and allows you to emerge as your own personal hero. Expert, advanced and intermediate available for both skiers and riders.

Let us craft the perfect day of cat skiing by contacting our ski concierge here.

Cross Country Skiing In Canada.

Photo credit: Dave Heath & Tourism Rossland

Cross Country Skiing

The Black Jack Cross Country Ski Club features 40 kilometres of groomed trails for both classic and skate skiing, a biathlon range, a two-kilometre doggy loop, three cozy cabins, and 2.5 kilometres of lit trails for nighttime ripping. It’s one of Canada’s premier cross-country ski facilities with programs for all ages and abilities. It’s so good, one in six Rossland residents is a member. Josie’s one of them.
Snowboarder walking through deep snow at Red Mountain Resort


From mellow side-slopes to steep-and-challenging trails, snowshoeing isn’t the passive activity you think it is. Consider Strawberry Pass, a circuit of sixteen stylish, funky cabins with custom artwork. Collectively, they make for a quintessential Kootenays experience. Yes, Josie can get you rental snowshoes.
Fat Bike riding in the snow at Red Mountain Resort, BC

Fat Biking

Oversized tires and even bigger versatility, fat bikes excel in unstable terrain like snow and sand. In Rossland’s famously snowy forest, the fat bike reigns king. The ski concierge at The Josie can hook up a rental and show you the trails.
Family ice skating at The Josie

Curling, Skating, & Hockey

Ice on the mountain can be a challenge, but it’s nothing but fun in the arena. From hockey to curling, Canada can’t be Canada without a good clean sheet of ice and a team of friends to get ridiculous with. The Rossland Arena offers exactly that. See you on the ice.

Skiier jumping in to powder snow at Red Mountain Resort

Get Lost Adventure Centre

Home Base for RED Mountain’s fun-loving outdoor community Located at RED Mountain Resort, GET LOST Adventure Centre brings together Rossland’s most experienced—and fun—outdoor guides and gear under one roof. From lift tickets to fly fishing gear to adventure suggestions, begin your trip here for maximum efficiency.

Let’s Plan an Adventure

Need help deciding what to do first? Give our vacation experts a call. We’ll help you plan the ski trip of a lifetime.

Call us at (250) 362-5155.

Let’s Plan an Adventure

Need help deciding what to do first? Give our vacation experts a call. We’ll help you plan the ski trip of a lifetime.

Call us at (250) 362-5155.


Summer freesome

One. Two. Third Night Free. Explore more of Rossland this summer with every 3rd night free.


Stay & Play

Experience a complimentary round of golf for two at Redstone Golf Course when you stay two nights or more at The Josie Hotel.

Plus, enjoy a complimentary golf cart rental and a golf ball marker.