Jumbo Pass is a beautiful alpine ridge studded with larch and surrounded by massive peaks and glaciers. Most of the hike is done in the forest, but the destination is well worth the journey! Jumbo Pass can also be hiked from the Invermere side and […]
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! SUMMARY Map: Pilot Bay Provincial Park (note: the trail goes beyond park boundaries) Trailhead: […]
There was no question. Our first hike in the West Kootenay was going to be the Nelson classic: Pulpit Rock. With epic views of the city and a trailhead just across the lake, it was the obvious choice for a sunny weekend morning.
Trailhead: Johnstone Road, Nelson
Distance, Round Trip: 3.6km to Pulpit Rock, 2.2km extra to Flagpole and back
Elevation: +338m to Pulpit Rock, +317m beyond to Flagpole