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4 Best Motorcycle Rides Around Castlegar

By | 2018-04-26T00:13:40+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Categories: Front Page Feature, Outdoor Activities|Tags: , , , , , , |

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.

Castlegar Generating Stations Are Dam Interesting

By | 2018-04-18T14:10:08+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Categories: Front Page Feature|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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.

The 3 Best Rock Climbing Routes in Castlegar

By | 2018-03-21T20:19:01+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Categories: Front Page Feature, Outdoor Activities|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Top 5 Things to do With Your Family in Castlegar in the Winter

By | 2018-03-20T20:58:39+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Categories: Front Page Feature, Outdoor Activities|Tags: , , , , , |

There are so many fun things to do in Castlegar with the family during every season throughout the year. And winter is no exception. Here are the top five things to do with your family in Castlegar in the Winter. Tobogganing Tobogganing is definitely one of the top things to do with your [...]

Castlegar at the center of the West Kootenay Ski Scene

By | 2018-04-25T22:32:52+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Skiing all around. Castlegar at the centre of it all. It’s not every city that can boast it’s located equidistant from two of the best downhill ski resorts in North America. But Castlegar can proudly exclaim it is truly at the centre of it all when it comes to world-class alpine skiing. Situated in British [...]

Why is Castlegar the Sculpture Capital of Canada?

By | 2018-03-20T21:11:12+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Categories: Moving To Castlegar, Wellness + Beauty|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Joy Barrett has had a long career in arts administration. She’s worked at the world-famous Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, at the Calgary Centre of Performing Arts, and as the cultural ambassador for Nelson, British Columbia. Today, she has one of the most important jobs in Castlegar: curating the annual event that is responsible [...]

Castlegar Has Built the Largest Bike Park in the Kootenays

By | 2018-03-20T20:58:55+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Categories: Front Page Feature, Outdoor Activities|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The new Castlegar Bike Park has been four years in the making and Adam Pomery, who’s overseen the construction as a member of the Castlegar Parks and Trails Society, says it’s a work of art. As the co-owner of Cycology, Castelgar’s new bike store, Pomery knows a lot about bicycles and he believes that [...]

Largest Kokanee on Earth Caught in Castlegar

By | 2018-03-20T20:37:45+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Categories: Outdoor Activities|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Castlegar is renowned for its freshwater fish but no one could have foreseen the giant that local angler Denis Woodcox pulled out of Arrow Lake. In fact, it took recent DNA testing to prove he had indeed caught a world record. It was an exceptionally hot day in August 2015 when Denis and his teenage [...]

Canada’s Only Rock Climbing Pub

By | 2018-04-19T22:07:00+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Categories: Outdoor Activities|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Ask most rock climbers and they’ll tell you there’s nothing better than a cold beer after a day of hanging out on the side of a cliff. Luckily for visitors to Castlegar they don’t have to venture far from the climbing routes at the area known as Pub Wall because a frosty pint is literally [...]