A scenic loop with some urban hiking! You’ll never be far from the industrial sounds of the City of Trail, but this loop ascends to wide views of the Columbia River Valley along the bluffs.Continue reading “Trail Bluffs Loop”
The Fry Creek Canyon Trail has suffered from recent mudslides along the canyon wall, significantly shortening the route during spring run-off. But it’s still a worthwhile destination if you’re already visiting the north end of Kootenay Lake!Continue reading “Fry Creek Canyon”
Tighten your hiking boots and prepare for an incredibly steep trail that ascends to a panoramic overlook of Kootenay Lake. Head further up the trail to explore an old growth cedar forest and reach Fishhook Lake.Continue reading “Davis Creek Trail”
Nelson is surrounded by forested mountains with hidden viewpoints. It’s a hikers paradise – if you know where to go! Here are some of the best viewpoint trails that will let you gaze out over our mountain town.Continue reading “Best Hiking Viewpoints over Nelson, BC”
West Kootenay Hiking has hit some big milestones in the last few days
- 75 trail reviews posted
- 50,000 visitors on the new site
- and this new Facebook page!
Let’s celebrate with a giveaway!
WHAT YOU CAN WIN:
A unisex t-shirt from the West Kootenay Hiking collection in the colour, size, and design of your choice:
HOW TO ENTER
Do any of the following for one entry in the draw. Maximum of 3 entries per person:
1. Like the West Kootenay Hiking Facebook page
2. Tag a hiking buddy in the comments of the contest Facebook post.
3. Share the West Kootenay Hiking Facebook page with your friends
TERMS & CONDITIONS
- contest closes Friday, May 10th at 4pm PST
- winner will be contacted through Facebook messenger
- winner must reside in Canada or the US, and must provide name and address to receive prize in mail
- prize is a unisex t-shirt from the West Kootenay Hiking collection on Redbubble, in the size and colour of the winner’s choice. Prize is not cash transferrable.
The trails at Bannock Point lead to scenic bluffs overlooking Slocan Lake. You can stay the night at the backcountry campground or just wander the awesome upper trail with mossy forest and wide viewpoints.Continue reading “Bannock Point Trails”
The trail up Mount Sentinel is a scenic choice for strong hikers. Edging between rock bluffs, ponderosa pine, and wildflowers, the steep trail leads to a series of stunning viewpoints over the Columbia River Valley.Continue reading “Sentinel Overlook”
The Skattebo Reach Trail connects from Glade to Castlegar, contouring above the Kootenay River. It’s a pleasant forested route with the blue-green river peeking through the woods. McPhee Creek makes a good turnaround point if you don’t want to head all the way to the Brilliant Substation near Castlegar.Continue reading “Skattebo Reach Trail (Glade to McPhee Creek)”
Here’s a reason to cross the Glade Ferry! The trail to Glade Creek Falls is a short, but worthwhile destination!Continue reading “Glade Creek Falls”
A pleasant loop of trails that weaves along the forests and beaches of Kokanee Creek Provincial Park! This is a great early-season hike at low elevation, or come back in late August to see the spawning kokanee.Continue reading “Kokanee Creek Loop”