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5 Epic Winter Activities in Kelowna

5 Epic Winter Activities in Kelowna

Mar 6, 2018 at 02:22 pm

Fact: Kelowna is just as spectacular in wintertime as it is in the height of summer. There are tons of cold-weather adventures here, but we've narrowed it down to our top 5! 

Dogsledding at Big White Ski Resort  Less than a 20-minute drive from Hotel Zed, Big White Ski Resort is a powdery playground encircled by stunning scenery. Prepare to dominate Insta Stories when you hop aboard the resort’s dog sledding tours where Canadian Sled Dogs mush enthusiastically through the backcountry. 



Cross-country skiing with Telemark Nordic Club  Whether you’re a newbie to the joys of a thigh-shrieking cross-country skiing session or simply need a refresher, Telemark Nordic Club is the perfect place to dive in. We recommend signing up for a 75-minute class if you’re unfamiliar with the terrain – and don’t worry, each lesson is tailored to your skill level.

Hiking in Bear Creek Provincial Park  Who knew a short 10-minute drive from Hotel Zed would lead you to an outdoor wonderland? Bear Creek Provincial Park features five kilometres of well-marked hiking trails – three loops branch out from the main trailhead, ranging from easy to moderate – all leading to spectacular, selfie-ready views. 



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Mission Hill Estates winter culinary classes  You simply can’t leave Kelowna before visiting at least one of the region’s incredible wineries. Mission Hill Estates offers our favourite excuse to spend a day indoors: three-hour culinary workshops designed for novice cooks and connoisseurs alike. Themed classes explore culinary regions around the world, allowing attendees to gastronomically tour California, France, Italy, India and beyond; other classes star healthy ingredients or seasonal produce. Each course is paired – naturally – with Mission Hill’s award-winning wines. The winery is a short 12-minute drive from Hotel Zed Kelowna (close enough to order a taxi!).


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