West Kootenay Hiking
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Mount Jardine is spectacular hike which follows a historic mining trail to a high alpine ridge. The summit offers wide ...
Just outside of Kaslo, Fletcher Creek drops into an impressive waterfall as it flows into Kootenay Lake. It's a quick, ...
Retallack Old Growth Cedars
A short, winding loop through a scenic old growth cedar grove! Some of the trees are hundreds of years old ...
Smuggler’s Ridge & The Pyramid
If you're staying in Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park, Smuggler's Ridge is a short day hike that wanders high above the ...
Jumbo Pass is a beautiful alpine ridge studded with larch and surrounded by massive peaks and glaciers. Most of the ...
Epic. That is the best word to describe the Macbeth Icefield trail. It's incredibly epic, but also incredibly hard. The ...
A panoramic landscape of meadows and mountains, waterfalls and wildflowers, larches and lakes! Monica Meadows is an incredibly scenic hike ...
Ross Lake is a short hike near Balfour, BC. The trail leads to a quiet sub-alpine lake with fishing and ...
Vallelujah is a mountain biking trail that wanders high on a ridge between the Slocan and Kootenay River valleys. Hiking ...
Beatrice Lake Trail
The Beatrice Lake Trail offers steady hiking through forests and wetlands as it traces an old mining road, following a ...
White Queen is a scenic off-trail hike just outside of Nelson, BC. Starting at Whitewater Ski Resort, the route crosses ...
Mount Grohman is a stunning ridge-line hike near Nelson, BC. Most of this hike is done off-trail, but the access ...
Christina Lake – Deer Point Trail
The Deer Point Trail is an incredibly scenic hike that traces the high bluffs above Christina Lake. The trail is ...
Montrose Antenna Trail
The Montrose Antenna Trail is a short shoulder-season hike with scenic views of the Columbia River Valley. The trail network ...
The CBC Tower
Following the CBC Tower trail takes you to the very summit of Mount Nelson (or Elephant Mountain as some locals ...
East Kootenay and Beyond
Near Crawford Bay
Near New Denver
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Valhalla Provincial Park
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