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Celebrate Endless Summer With These Family-Friendly Castlegar Activities

By |2019-09-10T03:45:22+00:00August 12th, 2019|Categories: Front Page Feature, Moving To Castlegar, Outdoor Activities|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In this film we see many of the events and activities that are perfect for families to enjoy in the "endless summer" months in Castlegar, British Columbia.

The Best Rock Climbing Routes at Kinnaird Bluffs

By |2019-08-02T21:48:58+00:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Front Page Feature, Outdoor Activities|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Kinnaird Bluffs in Castlegar is unique not only because people have been climbing there for half a century, but also because it's the only cliff band owned by a non-profit rock climbing organization in the province.

Visit Castlegar – The Little City In The Valley

By |2019-05-02T12:51:25+00:00May 2nd, 2019|Categories: Front Page Feature, Moving To Castlegar, Outdoor Activities|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In this film we feature many of the highlights of visiting, and living in, Castlegar, British Columbia, in the summertime.

Kootenay Climbing Festival Returns To Castlegar

By |2018-09-26T23:14:53+00:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: Outdoor Activities|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Kootenay Rock Climbing Festival returns to Castlegar September 22-23, 2018, and will feature Olympic climber Jen Olson and Canadian mountaineering legend Don Vockeroth. This is the seventh year the Festival has been held at the Lion's Head Pub, the only restaurant and bar in North America with a natural climbing cliff in its backyard.  [...]

Area’s 1st Outdoor Bouldering Competition Coming To Castlegar

By |2018-09-26T23:15:13+00:00September 7th, 2018|Categories: Outdoor Activities|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The first outdoor bouldering competition in the Kootenays is being held in Castlegar on Saturday, September 22nd and competitors from across the province are expected to attend.

Adventure Journal Features Castlegar Climbing

By |2018-06-29T19:49:22+00:00June 7th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

The 3 Best Rock Climbing Routes in Castlegar

By |2018-10-11T19:48:21+00:00March 20th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

Canada’s Only Rock Climbing Pub

By |2018-05-29T23:06:07+00:00June 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 [...]