adventure tourism

Get Schooled Outdoors: Programs Offer Hands-On Learning for Careers Outside

Rock climbing, mountaineering, and ski touring for college credit? Yup! There are classes for these and more in the Mountain Adventure Skills Training (MAST) program at College of the Rockies, in Fernie, British Columbia. This nine-month program teaches students how to become an adventure tourism professional and offers certification in swiftwater rescue, wilderness first responder, …

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Whitefish, Montana, Winter Wonderland

Come January, winter stoke is soaring—but so is the treacherousness of mountain passes and the increase of carbon footprints as winter sports enthusiasts chase fun-hog status. Fortunately, Amtrak’s Empire Builder offers daily service to Whitefish, Mont. from Seattle, Wenatchee, Spokane, and Sandpoint. Board the train in the afternoon or late evening and wake up in …

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Rustic Luxury at Logden Lodge

Twenty minutes south of Nelson, B.C., just outside the zero-stoplight community of Ymir, Paul Hulshoff and partner Annelies Ellerman have built Logden Lodge, one of the few vehicle-accessible luxury lodges in the Kootenays. The handful of private cabins bring hand-crafted European style to the Kootenays, but even more importantly, they bring winter adventurers within easy reach of classic Powder Highway locales.

Tips for Crossing the U.S.-Canada Border

Traveling to and from British Columbia through one of the Inland Northwest’s many border crossings has gotten faster and easier over the past decade, even for the millions of Americans who remain resistant to getting a passport. Make your border crossing experience even quicker with these tips.  Proper ID: Make sure everyone in your vehicle …

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