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Recently Added Hikes

Rialto Waterfalls

This trail was built for mountain-bikers, but everyone will enjoy the smooth grade and scenic…

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Baldy Rocks

A little bit of bushwhacking will get you over to a new summit on Kootenay…

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Haiseldean Lake

A short hike to a quiet subalpine lake, with plenty more exploring on the surrounding…

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