Kootenay Mountain Culture magazine, the award-winning publication based in the West Kootenays, has just featured Castlegar in a story that offers a fictional account of what the city might look like in 2045.
Castlegar is a hiking mecca. Whether you prefer long strolls beside the river or high alpine treks, this area of the West Kootenays in British Columbia has it all.
The Adventure Journal, one of the most popular online magazines in North America, has just featured Castlegar in a story that highlights the city's rock climbing and, specifically, the natural rock wall located behind the Lion's Head Smoke and Brew Pub. The article, entitled "This Climbing Crag is 50 Feet From a Pub – A little [...]
Not only is the Slocan River float one of the most enjoyable adventures in the Kootenay region, it's one of the best in the entire province of British Columbia. Every summer thousands of people converge on the Slocan Valley with inflatable inner tubes and other floatation toys to float down the river and take in [...]
The award-winning Kootenay Mountain Culture magazine has just featured Castlegar in a story that highlights the city's mountain biking and, specifically, the work done by local Dave Sutton and the Castlegar Mountain Bike Society. The article, entitled "He's Gotta Nice Build" describes all the work Sutton and his team of volunteers have done in the past [...]
Kootenay Rockies Tourism has featured Castlegar on its website in a story that highlights Doukhobor culture as well as the city's popular Discovery Centre. The article, entitled "Doukhobor Discovery Centre: Castlegar's Culture Story" is written by Gina Bégin and describes her experience touring the Discovery Centre, which, at times, is a little funny. Like when [...]
The City of Castlegar has quickly become one of the best mountain bike destinations in the West Kootenay region. Here are the best mountain bike trails to enjoy in the area no matter whether you're a novice or expert.
Whether you’re an easy-rider, a sport bike enthusiast or a dirt biker, there is something for all motorcycle enthusiasts visiting or living in the area. Below are four of the best motorcycle rides around Castlegar.
There is a lot of natural beauty to be seen in and around Castlegar, British Columbia, but there are many man-made marvels as well including the eleven hydro-electric dams within an easy drive of Castlegar that supply that province with almost have its power.
Outdoor rock climbing has already begun this year in Castlegar. Because of the many south-facing cliffs in the area, snow has melted in the lower elevations and people have been enjoying the sport since the beginning of March. That’s even earlier than the popular Skaha climbing destination in the Okanagan! Castlegar is one of the [...]