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.

How To Get The Family Fishing In Castlegar

By |2021-04-27T00:01:58+00:00August 7th, 2020|Categories: Fishing, Front Page Feature, Outdoor Activities, The Authentic|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 |2020-11-06T23:11:24+00:00July 17th, 2020|Categories: Front Page Feature|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 |2021-04-26T23:16:46+00:00July 3rd, 2020|Categories: Eateries, Front Page Feature, Winter Inside|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 |2020-10-06T16:43:22+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 |2021-04-26T23:19:01+00:00May 21st, 2020|Categories: Front Page Feature, 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 |2021-04-26T22:52:09+00:00May 7th, 2020|Categories: Art, Front Page Feature, Winter Inside|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

It’s well known that Castlegar is the Sculpture Capital of Canada but the artistic offerings of the city go well beyond statues, casts and carvings – there’s a flourishing painting scene too.

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 |2020-10-06T16:45:22+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 |2020-10-06T16:46:20+00:00January 31st, 2020|Categories: Front Page Feature|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The month of February 2020 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.

Everything You Need To Know About Snowmobiling in Castlegar

By |2021-04-27T16:44:01+00:00January 10th, 2020|Categories: Front Page Feature, Snowmobile, Winter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

There are many reasons sledding is a popular winter activity in Castlegar. Here's everything you need to know about snowmobiling in Castlegar.