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This Breathtaking BC Gem Is Known As The Little Bavaria Of British Columbia


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Situated in the Kootenay Rockies, Kimberley charms guests with its distinctly Bavarian style. Not only does it have have spectacular views of the mountain, but it is the ideal playground for a plethora of alpine activities.

The Kimberley Alpine Resort is an incredible destination for those looking for crisp sunny days and reliable ski conditions. What’s more, the charming locale makes an ideal family holiday, and has shorter lines than most major ski resorts.

With that in mind, it also has some extremely challenging terrain for more advanced skiers and snowboarders. It offers North America’s largest gladed terrain, and receives an average snowfall of 13 feet in a season.

In addition, the resort offers other incredible activities such as cross-country skiing, dog sledding, and snow shoeing.

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While the ski-hills are phenomenal, there are also endless trails through lush forests that are ideal for hiking and mountain biking.

Of course, the area comes equipped with an array of delectable eateries. There are spots to sip a cold brew after a day of skiing, or grab a soft, war pretzel dusted in savoury salt.


Looking for more picturesque places close to home? Check out this charming town that has been dubbed the “Little Switzerland of Canada.”


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