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Vince is a magazine editor, book author, content provider, marketer, adventurer, rock climber, writer, mountain biker and backcountry skier. He's also an alleged word nerd.

Adventure Journal Features Castlegar Climbing

By | 2018-06-12T05:00:50+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Categories: Front Page Feature, Outdoor Activities|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

All You Need To Know For The Slocan River Float

By | 2018-06-12T05:00:35+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Categories: Front Page Feature, Outdoor Activities|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

KMC Magazine Features Castlegar Mountain Biking

By | 2018-06-12T02:53:42+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Front Page Feature, Outdoor Activities|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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 Features The Doukhobor Discovery Centre

By | 2018-06-12T05:02:23+00:00 May 12th, 2018|Categories: Front Page Feature, Outdoor Activities|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 Top Mountain Bike Trails in Castlegar

By | 2018-06-12T05:02:05+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Categories: Front Page Feature, Outdoor Activities|Tags: , , , , , , |

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.

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 [...]