west kootenays

The Best Kayaking Spots in Castlegar

By |2020-03-28T20:20:55+00:00March 28th, 2020|Categories: Outdoor Activities|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Castlegar is an amazing kayaking destination. Whether you prefer mellow floats on lakes with mountain views or exciting whitewater and standing waves, this area of the West Kootenays in British Columbia has it all.

11 Reasons To Move To Castlegar Right Now

By |2019-12-20T04:57:51+00:00December 20th, 2019|Categories: Front Page Feature, Moving To Castlegar, Outdoor Activities|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Castlegar was just showcased on MSN for its low cost of living and high paying jobs. Here are 10 other reasons why you should move here.

Don’t Miss The Snowplace Like Home Festival 2019

By |2020-03-20T03:25:38+00:00November 20th, 2019|Categories: Front Page Feature|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Lasting from December 6 to 17, the Snowplace Like Home Festival in Castlegar features indoor and outdoor events every day to help you get exited for the winter season.

Soar Magazine Features Castlegar’s Art Scene

By |2019-11-21T00:05:22+00:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: Front Page Feature|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In the recent issue of Soar magazine Castlegar's thriving artistic scene has been featured and it explains why the Kootenay city of the Sculpture Capital of Canada.

PinkBike Features Castlegar Mountain Bike Trails

By |2019-11-20T22:56:06+00:00November 5th, 2019|Categories: Front Page Feature|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

One of the world's most popular mountain bike websites, Pinkbike, has featured the trails in Castlegar and said, we're a city "rife with folks who know how to handle a saw."

Lion’s Head Pub One of the Eight Best in BC

By |2019-11-15T18:12:54+00:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: Front Page Feature, Moving To Castlegar|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The Lion’s Head Smoke and Brew Pub has just been listed as one of the eight best pubs in the province of British Columbia. Find out by who.

What To Do After Visiting Castlegar’s Cannabis Dispensaries

By |2019-12-11T23:15:00+00:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: Front Page Feature, Outdoor Activities|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Castlegar now has four cannabis dispensaries in city limits. Here are some things to do after you've visited one of them.

Canada’s Best Rock Climber Calls Castlegar Festival The Best in the West

By |2019-10-16T18:17:26+00:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: Front Page Feature, Outdoor Activities|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Kootenay Rock Climbing Festival returned to Castlegar September 21-22, 2019, and featured Canada's best rock climber Sonnie Trotter. This is the eighth year the Festival has been held at the Lion's Head Pub in Robson, which is only a few minutes away from the Castlegar's downtown core and it's renowned as the only restaurant [...]

10 Reasons To Visit Castlegar Before and After Shambhala

By |2019-12-11T23:15:08+00:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: Front Page Feature, Outdoor Activities|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

For those who plan to bookend the Shambhala Music Festival with a stop or stay in the West Kootenay, visit Castlegar before and after. Here's why.

The Best Rock Climbing Routes at Kinnaird Bluffs

By |2020-03-20T13:06:16+00:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Front Page Feature, Outdoor Activities, The Free Spirit|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.