Radium Hot Springs & Nipika
Radium Plays at Nipika
Nordic skiers in the Village of Radium will find groomed trails and hidden gems in every direction. A scenic half hour drive from the Village leads to the Nordic haven of Nipika Mountain Resort nestled on the outskirts of Kootenay National Park. Nipika offers 50km of groomed classic and skate ski trails for all skill levels. Experience unbeatable views of the Kootenay & Cross River Valleys with trails both high above the water and along the snowy beaches of the Kootenay River. There’s no shortage of winter activities at Nipika: find separately groomed fat bike and snowshoe trails, as well as skating and tobogganing areas. Nordic skiers can access an on-site wax room, rental shop, heated day lodge, lunch area, warming huts, and daily lessons.
From the Village of Radium Hot Springs, skiers can explore the vast network of groomed trails in the nearby towns of Invermere and Panorama, including the world record Lake Windermere Whiteway.
UNGROOMED TERRAIN: Kootenay National Park offers self-guided cross country skiing around Dog Lake or Cobb Lake. This area is not groomed, maintained or patrolled, but are enjoyed by many. Use at your own risk.