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Kootenay Rockies

Invermere / Radium

Photo by Robin Munshaw

Ride the Warm Side of The Rockies

Radium and Invermere are home to some of the most diverse biking in the country. The Columbia Valley lies within the majestic “valley of a thousand peaks”, between the Rocky and Purcell mountain ranges of the East Kootenays. Discover smooth single track through valley forests, epic descents from alpine peaks, challenging technical downhill trails, relaxed recreational routes, and exciting bike park maintained trails.

There is something for everyone, from enthusiastic recreational riders to seasoned pros. This little pocket of the province has it all. And the best part? Here you can ride hard all day before soaking aching muscles in the rejuvenating waters of the local hot springs.

Number of Trails:
78
Highest Elevation:
2,782 m
Trails:
easy
9
intermediate
25
difficult
30
extra difficult
14

Invermere / Radium Inspiration

Uncover stories from the valley of a thousands peaks.

Getting Here & Trail Access

Invermere and Radium Hotsprings are 16 kms (10 miles) down the road from one another in the beautiful Columbia Valley on the westside of the Canadian Rockies.

The Columbia Valley is located along Highway 95 and includes the communities of Radium Hot Springs, Invermere, and Panorama Mountain Resort.

Driving Distances & Times:

  • Calgary - 275 km (170 mi), 3 hours
  • Spokane - 430 km (267 mi), 5 hours
  • Kamloops - 480 km (298 mi), 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Vancouver - 830 km (515 mi), 9 hours 20 minutes

The Calgary International Airport (YYC) has most major airlines and convenient car rentals to get you on your way to your final destination in Radium or Inveremere (approximately a 3-hour drive).

The Canadian Rockies International Airport (YXC) is located in Cranbrook, just south of Invermere and Radium.

Trails around Invermere and Radium can be accessed from four main areas:

Nearby Spots