BC Ale Trail Features Castlegar Beer and Mountain Biking

One of the definitive websites dedicated to beer in British Columbia has featured Castlegar. In a story that ran September 2, BC Ale Trail details the Tailout Brewery, the Lion's Head Pub and the mountain biking on the Merry Creek trail system, located just outside of city limits. Called "Castlegar…


11 Reasons To Move To Castlegar Right Now

One of the most popular news aggregate sites in North America, MSN, has included Castlegar in a recent article that listed "20 Canadian towns with a low cost of living and high paying jobs." The Real Estate section of the site hand-picked Castlegar because "the monthly rent for a one-bedroom…


PinkBike Features Castlegar Mountain Bike Trails

One of the most popular mountain bike websites in the world has featured the riding in Castlegar. In a story that ran this fall, PinkBike details the incredible Merry Creek trail system which skirts the city’s limits. Called “Exploring BC’s Lesser Known Riding Destinations on the Bikes & Beers…


Meet Sarah Meunier, Castlegar's Queen of the Trails

The first time I met Sarah Meunier was two years ago and she immediately impressed me with her positivity and enthusiasm. Then she told me a hilarious story about a bikini she made from two problem martens at Chatter Creek Lodge, and I wanted her to be my best friend forever. The first time…


Mountain Biking BC Includes Castlegar in its 2019 Peak to Pint Contest

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KMC Magazine Features Castlegar Mountain Biking

The award-winning Kootenay Mountain Culture magazine has just featured Castlegar in a story that highlights the city's mountain biking and, specifically, the work done by local Dave Sutton and the Castlegar Mountain Bike Society. The article, entitled "He's Gotta Nice Build" describes all the work…


The Top Mountain Bike Trails in Castlegar

The West Kootenay region is no stranger to mountain biking. In fact, some would say this is where the sport really kicked into gear. Although born in California, mountain biking as we know it today had two main testing grounds in Canada: the North Shore of Vancouver and the West Kootenays. It was…


Castlegar Has Built the Largest Bike Park in the Kootenays

The new Castlegar Bike Park has been four years in the making and Adam Pomery, who’s overseen the construction as a member of the Castlegar Parks and Trails Society, says it’s a work of art. As the co-owner of Cycology, Castlegar’s new bike store, Pomery knows a lot about bicycles and he believes…