Activities to do around Mt. Kimberley

Snowmobiling

The area around mount Kimberly offers a great field for Snowmobilers to play with their toys. The area has great terrain which includes groomed trails, massive glaciers, and mountains topped with fresh snow. Snowfall is generous around this area, resulting in lots of powder and a long season. Beginners can ride along established routes through forests and valleys, while advanced sledders will revel in steep and remote riding areas. If you love snowmobiling then this area will provide a unique experience regardless of your ability type.

Skiing

One of the amazing things about the area around Mt. Kimberly is the great terrain and the quality of snow during winter which make it the ideal place for a skiing getaway. The terrain is suitable for all ability types. In addition, the area is conveniently located due to its close proximity to ski rentals. This means that you do not need to carry your gear and you can change your rented gear as much as you would like. Therefore, If you love skiing, the area around mount Kimberly will provide you with the ultimate skiing experience. If you do not know how to ski, then you can take up one of the many group or private skiing lessons.

Skating

If you love skating then a trip to Kimberly is in order. In addition to the terrain, the area around Mount Kimberly has great scenery, is not densely populated and offers a beautiful view of the sky which makes it one of the best place to do your skating during winter. The presence of rentals in the area means that you don’t have to carry your skating gear.

Fat Biking

Fat Biking is one of the fastest growing sports in North America and is yet another example of the things to do around mount Kimberly. Therefore, if you love cycling, love to do a little exercise and would love to experience a new adventure this winter, Mount Kimberly is the place to be.

Play golf

One profound thing about the area around mount Kimberly is the diversity and wide range of activities available. You do not have to confine yourself to snowmobiling, skiing, skating, snowboarding or fat biking. If these activities are boring or you would just like to have a change in activity, then you can take up golf.

Water Activities

There are many lakes, rivers and streams around this area making it a popular and preferred destination for sport fishing by different kind of users. The area is considered to be one of the best dry fly-fisheries in North America. There are also hot springs in this area which are ideal for people seeking a truly unique and relaxing wilderness experience during the summer.

Experience the garden views

The area around mount Kimberly has great scenery including mountain vistas and garden views. In the summer, you can take a tour to Cominco Gardens and see the thousand of blooms or you can choose to combine lunch with a walk around Nina’s Hillside Garden.

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Local business around Mount Kimberley

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Mount Kimberley is small mountain resort located in the southeast British Columbia, in Canada. The town is named after Kimberley mine in South Africa, and until 2001 has been the residence of the world’s largest lead-zinc mine. Mount Kimberley is mostly popular as a tourist destination, with one of the largest urban parks in Canada. And that’s what makes it a unique four-season resort.

Being the most popular skiing center in British Columbia, Mount Kimberley offers a variety of activities during winter times. The most popular include skiing, snowboarding and snowmobiling. Having a chance to enjoy the most beautiful ski resorts, you can take a tour around the resort or take a road-trip with your family and friends. If you are located in one of the ski resorts, you can enjoy their perks and offers.

However, if you are seeking for more adventure and adrenaline rush, and are eager to try something new, you can enjoy whitewater rafting, kayaking, biking and hiking. For those who are more prone to more relaxed and peaceful kind of vacation, you can go fishing or golfing. Mount Kimberley has been known as one of the most popular places between golfers, since there are professional championship golf courses and training.

If you’re not into sports or physical excitement, you can always turn to Mount Kimberley’s cultural activities. In summers, you can enjoy Kimberley’s summer theatre. The concept of the theatre is very simple: to produce high quality and free musicals and outdoor vaudeville for all ages.

It may appear that there are not many business opportunities on Mount Kimberley, and probably there aren’t. Not if you’re thinking about Mount Kimberley as another one-winter-tourist attraction. In fact, the location of the town offers great opportunities for developing almost every kind of business, that cannot be pursued in other parts of Canada. Some of them are more professionally oriented while the others are related to the popularity of the town with tourists.

The most popular local business opportunities in Mount Kimberley include:

  1. Tourism and Accommodation. It’s unique location and a diverse set of recreational activities, Mount Kimberley offers numerous opportunities within tourism and accommodation. There are several ski resorts and hotels that provide exclusive service for visitors, but there are also summer resorts and vacation centers.
  2. Food and Beverage. Local cuisine is the core of Mount Kimberley’s offer. Restaurants are great attractions to the visitors by providing them the unique, home-cooked meals and a nice-and-cozy atmosphere to relax. It should be mentioned that several businesses in the food and beverage niche serve as workshops for producing liquor (vodka, gin) and home-made pastry.
  3. Contractors. Within Mount Kimberley lies a great opportunity for businesses that are oriented towards construction, building and real-estates. Attractive location near the Canadian Rockies International Airport makes Mount Kimberley a profitable investment destination.
  4. Health and Wellness. Recreational activities like hiking, biking, and skiing represent the core of health and wellness niche in Mount Kimberley. Wellness centers can be located within ski resorts and tourist accommodation centers.
  5. Professional services. These includes cleaning services (mostly related to contractors services), dental and medical services, advertising and marketing services, design services, manufacturing of wood and stone products, interior design and landscaping services.

 

The home of the biggest cuckoo clock – being the most popular tourist attraction for years – Mount Kimberley offers slow-paced but vivid everyday life.

 

Sources:

http://www.kimberley.ca/business

http://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/17363

http://www.investkimberley.com/business/directory/alpha

Snowmobile Tours

Snowmobile Tours in BC. Ride the Purcell & Kootenay Rockies back country.Moooose

 Kimberley Snowmobile Adventures is located in the quiet mountain town of Kimberley British Columbia.

We offer 1/2 Day, Full Day, and Night Rides for all rider abilities.

Our friendly, professional guides will teach you to ride with confidence on the beautiful mountain trails.