The Best Winter Fishing Spots In Castlegar

Castlegar is located at the confluence of the Columbia and Kootenay rivers and is surrounded by innumerable alpine ponds, streams, and the 232-kilometre Arrow Lakes system. Therefore, it stands to reason the city is a popular fishing destination. So much so, we've showcased multiple articles about…


10 Reasons Why Winter Doesn't Suck in Castlegar

Castlegar offers lots of fun outdoor winter recreation, from snowmobiling to the best cross-country skiing in the Kootenays, and the weather is mild enough that you'll actually want to get outside to do them. Here is a list of everything there is to do and after reading it, we're sure you'll agree…


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

Cross-country skiing, also known as nordic skiing or x-country skiing, is becoming one of the more popular sports in Canada. This is because it's relatively inexpensive to get into (gear is less than half the cost of downhill skiing), it's a great way to get outside and enjoy wide open spaces…


Castlegar is at the Center of the West Kootenay Ski Scene

It’s not every city that can boast that it's located equidistant from three ski hills, two of which are ranked as the best downhill resorts in North America. But Castlegar can proudly exclaim it is truly at the centre of it all when it comes to world-class alpine skiing. Situated in British…


Don't Miss The Snowplace Like Home Festival 2019

Winter is a special time in Castlegar and not just because it's an idyllic scene of white mountain peaks, snow-draped evergreens and slow-moving, ice-rimmed rivers and lakes. This is also the season when residents and visitors alike meet up for outdoor activities, indoor warmth and to enjoy a sense…


The Best Cross-Country Ski Loops On The Paulson Pass

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Where to Nordic Ski in Castlegar

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Where to Snowmobile in Castlegar

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Snowplace Like Home Festival 2018

There's nothing quite like watching snowflakes falling on cedars. Heck, there's a best-selling book and blockbuster movie about just such a thing. And Castlegar boasts plenty of cedar, pine, spruce and other evergreen trees where the world-famous Kootenay champagne powder collects. We're starting…


Top 5 Things to do With Your Family in Castlegar in the Winter

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. Tobogganing Tobogganing is definitely one of the top things to do with your family in…