Vince Hempsall

About Vince Hempsall

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.

The 3 Best Family-Friendly Rock Climbing Areas in Castlegar

By |2020-09-22T20:01:10+00:00September 18th, 2020|Categories: Outdoor Activities|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Castlegar has quickly become the best city in the Kootenay region of British Columbia for rock climbing and there are many areas that are perfect for families. These are the three best for families of rock climbers.

How To Get The Family Fishing In Castlegar

By |2020-08-08T21:44:18+00:00August 7th, 2020|Categories: Front Page Feature, Outdoor Activities|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Fishing is an incredibly popular activity in Castlegar for anglers of all ages but how does one get to the stage when a child is reeling in a fish on the end of a line? In this article we explain the five steps to getting your family involved in fishing in Castlegar.

It’s a Patio Party! Here are 14 of the Best Patios in Castlegar

By |2020-08-08T21:47:13+00:00July 17th, 2020|Categories: Front Page Feature, The Authentic|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Castlegar enjoys 220 days of sunshine annually, which is why there are so many excellent patios in the city. These are our favourites.

14 of The Best Dinner Restaurants in Castlegar

By |2020-07-10T13:01:18+00:00July 3rd, 2020|Categories: Front Page Feature, The Authentic|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

There are many excellent dining establishments in Castlegar, many of them family-owned and some that have been around for decades. These are our 14 favourites.

FishingBC Features Castlegar Angling

By |2020-07-10T13:01:07+00:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Front Page Feature|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

One of the most definitive websites about fishing in British Columbia has featured the angling opportunities in Castlegar, specifically on the world-famous Columbia River.

The Best Birdwatching Spots In Castlegar

By |2020-05-22T13:58:47+00:00May 21st, 2020|Categories: Front Page Feature, Outdoor Activities, The Gentle Traveller|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Castlegar is quickly rising in the ranks as one of the best areas in British Columbia for birders. Here are the best spots to birdwatch in Castlegar according to the experts.

Where To Enjoy Fine Art Paintings In Castlegar

By |2020-05-25T16:17:27+00:00May 7th, 2020|Categories: Front Page Feature, Outdoor Activities, The Gentle Traveller|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Castlegar is quickly rising in the ranks as one of the best areas in British Columbia for birders. Here are the best spots to birdwatch in Castlegar according to the experts.

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.

What To Do In Castlegar In March 2020

By |2020-02-28T22:56:26+00:00February 25th, 2020|Categories: Front Page Feature|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The month of March 2020 in Castlegar boasts unique events that will appeal to anglers, climbers and art fans. Here's a list of all that's going on.

What To Do In Castlegar In February 2020

By |2020-01-31T06:46:42+00:00January 31st, 2020|Categories: Front Page Feature|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The month of October 2019 in Castlegar boasts unique events that will appeal to hockey fans, movie buffs and foodies. Here's a list of all that's going on.