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. You can learn more about Rossland at www.tourismrossland.com
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.
There are a number of flights available that access RED by travel through Canada and the US.
Travel through the United States
Most Americans and International travelers find the quickest and most cost-efficient method of travel is to fly into the Spokane, WA international airport, rent a car or book our daily shuttle and drive north to RED Mountain Resort, Rossland, BC.
Approximately a 2.5 hour drive from the Spokane Airport, the drive is scenic, straight-forward and hassle-free. No traffic, no mountain passes to cross on a very well maintained route with a 24-hour border crossing at Port of Entry Frontier in Oroville WA / Paterson, BC accessed via HWY 25 north of Northport, WA. Spokane International Airport is serviced by Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, Delta Airlines, Frontier, Southwest Airlines, United/United Express, and US Airways.
Fly Within or to Canada
Canadians are now allowed to flying into Spokane, WA, rent a car and drive back into Canada, thanks to the recent change in our federal laws. As a result, we highly recommend that Canadians from all areas except Vancouver, fly to Spokane International Airport, then rent a car or book our daily shuttle and drive north to RED Mountain Resort, Rossland, BC. It’s the most reliable and most cost-efficient option for long-haul air travel.
Approximately a 2.5 hour drive from the Spokane Airport, the drive is scenic, straight-forward and hassle-free. No traffic, no mountain passes to cross on a very well maintained route with a 24-hour border crossing at Port of Entry Frontier in Oroville WA / Paterson, BC accessed via HWY 25 north of Northport, WA. Spokane International Airport is serviced by Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, Delta Airlines, Frontier, Southwest Airlines, United/United Express, and US Airways.Other Airport Options
Please check BC road conditions here: http://www.drivebc.ca/
Airport Shuttle Service
Each airport offers shuttle services with rates based on the number of guests in your group. Please visit the website of the airport destination you choose for shuttle contact info.
Spokane WA International Airport to Rossland shuttle bookings can be made here.
Airport shuttle service bookings for Trail, Castlegar, Kelowna, and Cranbook Airports can be made here.
Red Mountain Resort is located on BC provincial highway 3B. If you are not accustomed to driving in the snow, we highly recommend that you reserve a four-wheel drive vehicle with snow tires. From Spokane, Washington – 2.5 hours
IMPORTANT NOTE FOR AMERICAN VISITORS:
Due to new changes in border policy, called the WHTI, or the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative, visitors from the United States should be aware that U.S. Customs no longer accepts oral declarations of citizenship. On-land and sea crossings require proof of citizenship. A passport is now required to cross the border back into the USA.
Read the latest: http://www.dhs.gov/crossing-us-borders
And also here: http://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/publications/pub/bsf5082-eng.html
Have a DUI? Please reference this article for more details or phone 250-362-7341.
From the airport, follow signs for eastbound Interstate 90. Exit the I-90 at exit #281 (US 395N – Division Street).
Drive north along Division Street through Spokane. Continue to follow Hwy. 395 N through Chewelah and Colville.
At Kettle Falls, turn right onto Hwy. 25 N. Continue along Hwy 25 through Northport to the Patterson BC customs office.
In Canada, Hwy 25 becomes Hwy 22. Follow Hwy 22 until you reach Rossland on your right, or continue up the highway until you see a flashing yellow light and sign for Red Mountain Resort.
From Kelowna, British Columbia – 3.5 hours:
From the airport, turn left on Airport Way and follow signs for Highway 97. Turn left onto Highway 97, then, from there, you can turn left onto Highway 33. Highway 33 continues for 130km, then you can turn left on the Crowsnest Highway, or Highway 3. 140 km later, you can turn right on Highway 3b for 24 km, and you will see Red Mountain Resort on the right.
From Vancouver, British Columbia – 7 hours:
Take TRANSCANADA 1 eastbound to Hope. At Hope, follow Hwy 3 through Princeton, Osoyoos, and Grand Forks. At Nancy Greene Lake, approximately 45 minutes past Grand Forks, turn right onto Hwy 3B. Follow Hwy 3B until you reach Red Mountain Resort.
From Calgary, Alberta – 7.5 hours:
Go West on TRANS CANADA 1 through Banff to provincial Hwy 93.
Go South on Hwy 93 through Cranbrook to provincial Hwy 3.
Go Southwest on Hwy 3 through Creston to Hwy 3A.
At Trail, turn left onto Hwy 22 to Rossland and RED Mountain.
Located 10 kilometers north of the Canada/USA border, RED Mountain is found within the community of Rossland, British Columbia.
Get to RED from:
Spokane, WA (2.5 hours from international airport)
Kelowna, BC (3.5 hours from international airport)
Castlegar, BC (30 minutes from regional airport) from Vancouver and Calgary
Trail, BC (15 minutes from regional airport) from Vancouver