Category: Kootenays

Ales, Trails, and Waterfalls in the East Kootenays

The natural beauty, incredible vistas, and majestic mountains provide a warm and inviting welcome to Golden and Revelstoke in the East Kootenays. Ready for an adventure, my husband John and I decided it was time to hit the road and discover some of the incredible hidden gems in our own backyard in beautiful British Columbia. … Continued

Where the Locals Ride: The West Kootenay Bike and Craft Beer Scene

West Kootenay Mountain Biking: Classic singletrack. Old-school downhill. Post-ride craft beer. When talking bikes and beer, does anywhere in particular come to mind? Worldwide, there are few places that fit the description like the region around Nelson, in the West Kootenay area of British Columbia.  If true downhill biking and local craft beer are the … Continued

My Way is the Highway: Road Trips for Cold Sips in Small-Town Kootenays

The feeling of freedom on the open roads is not limited to actors in car commercials. You can re-live those feelings on the scenic secondary highways of British Columbia. In May, 2019, my intrepid partner Jocelyn and I set out from Vancouver Island on a road trip to visit new-to-us craft breweries in the southern … Continued

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