Whether you prefer skate skiing for fitness, or relaxed nordic skiing through untouched snow, Castlegar has the best cross-country skiing in the Kootenays.
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.
The Castlegar Nordic Ski Club trails offers the best cross-country skiing on the Paulson Pass that incorporate 45 kilometres of groomed trails. These are our favourite trail loops.
Whether you prefer skate skiing for fitness, or relaxed cross-country through untouched snow, there is something for every nordic skier living in, or visiting, Castlegar.
There are so many fun things to do in Castlegar with the family during every season throughout the year. And winter is no exception. Here are the top five things to do with your family in Castlegar in the Winter.