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Recently voted Canada’s #1 Outdoor Town by Explore magazine, the Rossland area is a natural playground for adventure seekers from around the world. Our stunning alpine town also features all of the amenities you would expect: shopping, casual and fine dining, pubs, bars, fitness centre and more.

Rossland is located 8 km north of the US/Canada border in the heart of the West Kootenay region of British Columbia. Rossland is a 2.5 hour drive from the Spokane, WA International Airport, or 3.5 hours drive from Kelowna, BC International Airport. Daily regional flights are available from Vancouver and Calgary to Castlegar (30 minutes from Red) and Trail Airports (15 minutes from Red), a short drive from the Resort.

See the Getting Here page for directions and Google Maps navigation on how to get to RosslandRossland itself is only 3km down the highway from Red Mountain Resort.

Nightlife and Restaurants

Rafters in the Day Lodge

image_raftersNewly remodeled for the 2010/2011 ski season, Rafters is the quintessential apres-ski bar, filled with nostalgia from Red’s heydays. Located on the 3rd level of the new Day Lodge, Rafters will serve you up draft beer, wine, hot drinks, with a full liquor bar. Open during normal operating hours at Red Mountain Resort, and closing at 9pm, Rafters is the place to be after a long powder day.

Gabriella’s Restaurant

Gabriella’s Restaurant at Red Mountain Village at the base of Granite mountain (after turning off the highway stay right) is a traditional Italian restaurant offering a delightful atmosphere, incredible food and friendly service. Open daily at 4:00 pm. Reservations welcome at 250.362.SKIS

The Flying Steamshovel

Lovingly known as the Shovel, the Flying Steamshovel is located up from Columbia Ave on Washington Street in downtown Rossland. Boasting a dart board, a Negeln (neg-lin) stump, and a pool table, the Shovel has everything you need for a good night out. Open late most nights.

The Redroom Lounge at the Prestige

Come get tapas-style dining and drinks at the Red Room in the Prestige Mountain Resort.

The Rock Cut Pub

Located up the highway from Red Mountain Resort, the Rock Cut Pub has pub-style fare, with a wide range of beers on tap, as well as gaming activities for all.

To view a full list of dining options, see the Tourism Rossland webpage here.


Ferraro Foods

Ferraro Foods, located in downtown Rossland on Columbia Ave, is a full-service grocery store so you can stock your pantry with food for your ski trip.

BC Liquor

A cold beer/wine store, BC Liquor is the go-to for spirits, beer, and wine. Located on Columbia Ave, open from 10:30am to 6:00pm most days, except Friday, open until 8:00pm, and closed Sundays

Rossland Grocery

Need some grub but Ferraro’s is closed? Rossland Grocery is where you want to go for your late night raid. Stocking most basics, plus a small video rental library, Rossland Grocery is open until midnight on most nights.

To view a full list of boutique shopping, see the Tourism Rossland boutique shopping page