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Kimberley, British Columbia: Year-Round Destination

Richard Gorka has a distinguished professional history as a member of the U.S. Armed Forces and as an entrepreneur. Outside of work, Richard Gorka enjoys spending time with his family and skiing the slopes in Kimberley, British Columbia.

Canada’s British Columbia (B.C.) province inspires visitors year-round. With mountain peaks and deserts, B.C. offers an array of destination activities, including hiking and skiing. Located in the Kootenay Rockies region of British Columbia, Kimberley is known for its festivals and for its outdoor entertainment possibilities.

Called the Bavarian City of the Rockies, Kimberley offers more than a European alpine atmosphere. Yes, the town of 6,100 has a big cuckoo clock on the Kimberley Platzl. Kimberley also boasts championship golf courses, Kimberley Nature Park, and Kimberley Alpine Resort in the Purcell Range of the Canadian Rockies.

Offering sun and light Purcell powder, the ski resort has 1,800 acres of terrain and 80 ski runs and glades. With ski-in/ski-out sites, skiers enjoy a variety of skiing opportunities, including cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, and snowshoeing.