Grassy Mountain is renown for its winter powder, but it’s also a great summer destination for those that don’t mind hiking off trail. You can explore the ridges which are full of spring wildflowers and offer big wide views of the Bonnington Range.
A scenic overlook trail above Salmo! The Delaurentiis Bluffs trail provides both exercise and inspiration as it climbs high to a series of viewpoints above the valley.Continue reading Delaurentiis Bluffs
An easy river-side stroll through the forest. The Slocan Pools trail offers gentle walking and beautiful views out over the Kootenay River.Continue reading Slocan Pools
Old growth forests are precious places! Take the time to wander through this grove near Rossland – it’s a short, but worthwhile hike.Continue reading 100 Acre Wood
An easy, forested hiking trail that loops around the lake. You’ll find beautiful views of the Rossland Range with Old Glory Mountain prominent in the distance.Continue reading Nancy Greene Lake
A short meadowy ridge in the Bonnington Range. Twin Peaks is a scenic off-trail adventure for hikers who are prepared to navigate and route-find.
The trails at the Salmo Ski Hill flow up through the forest to big views over the valley. It’s a good outing for an easy day hike, but an even funner option for a trail run or bike ride!Continue reading Salmo Ski Hill Trails
The Smallwood lookout boasts one of the biggest benches with one of the biggest views. It’s part of a large mountain bike trail network, but hiking the Smallwood ridge-line as an “out and back” is an easy option with lots of reward.Continue reading Smallwood Lookout
Ward’s Ferry Trail connects the communities of Blewett and Glade with scenic riverside hiking. Before the highway and railroad were built, Ward’s Ferry was the main option for travellers in the 1880’s to cross the Kootenay River. This historical trail passes by the site of the old ferry landing and traces remnants of wagon roads.Continue reading Ward’s Ferry Trail
Everyone loves a good waterfall! And Little McPhee Falls is a two-tiered beauty that roars during the spring melt and quiets to a mossy trickle in the fall. This forested trail can be extended into a nice loop above the Kootenay River.Continue reading McPhee Waterfall Loop