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.
The Kootenay Rock Climbing Festival returned to Castlegar September 21-22, 2019, and featured Canada's best rock climber Sonnie Trotter. This is what he had to say about the city and the event.
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.
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.