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This is Why Castlegar Has the Best Cross-Country Skiing in the Kootenays

Whether you prefer skate skiing for fitness, or relaxed nordic skiing through untouched snow, Castlegar has the best cross-country skiing in the Kootenays.

The 10 Best Coffee Shops in Castlegar

Castlegar is well known for its coffee chains such as Tim Hortons and Starbucks, but did you know there are also boutique cafés offering coffee made with locally roasted beans? These are our favourites.

Castlegar is at the Center of the West Kootenay Ski Scene

Castlegar is equidistant from three ski hills, two of which were awarded best downhill resorts in North America. Situated in British Columbia’s beautiful Columbia Valley, Castlegar is an easy 40-minute drive from Red Mountain Resort in Rossland, Whitewater Ski Resort near Nelson and the Salmo Skil Hill.

5 Ways To Enjoy A Fun Halloween in Castlegar This Year

Halloween 2020 will be a bit different this year given public health measures but there are still ways to enjoy the day, and the spoooooky evening. Here are five ways to enjoy Halloween in Castlegar this year in a safe way.

Castlegar Airport Offering Daily Flights Via Central Mountain Air

Central Mountain Air is offering daily flights from the West Kootenay Regional Airport in Castlegar to Vancouver.

The Best Ways To Get Out And About in Castlegar

One of the best ways to get out and about in Castlegar is to explore the thriving river culture, specifically fishing. Throwing out a line into one of the many nearby lakes and rivers is joyful and talking about it with friends over beer afterwards even more so.