Yes, locals refer to this as “the guidebook”. With over 50 hikes of premier trails – including day hikes, backpacking trips, and off-season treks- this book is a great resource for locals and tourists alike. Title: Where Locals Hike in the West Kootenay – the […]
Month: May 2016
This easy hike offers extreme scenery along the blue vista of Kootenay Lake. With access to multiple beaches of smooth pebbles and clear water, Pilot Peninsula is a choice day hike!
Map: Pilot Bay Provincial Park (note: the trail goes beyond park boundaries)
Trailhead: Pilot Bay Road, close to the Kootenay Bay ferry landing
Distance, round trip: 12.8km
The Slocan-Evans Creek trail is a ‘there and back again’ hike, following the Slocan lakeshore along the edge of Valhalla Provincial Park. The turnaround point is the bridge over the roaring Evans Creek, but the trail continuously opens up into rocky meadows and lapping crystal-blue […]
A solid trek from the edge of Nelson up into West Arm Provincial Park. The trail winds up in a scenic clearing, looking past Nelson and beyond into the Kootenay River valley. SUMMARY Map: Trailforks or the Nelson Cycling Club Trail Map Book Trailhead: Svoboda […]