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Paddle Kootenay Lake
Paddle Kootenay Lake
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Day 3 – Kaslo to Woodbury Resort Why does one wake up so early when it is so quiet outside? (photo taken from my room at the Kaslo Hotel - sunrise)  My cozy quiet bedroom overlooking Kootenay Lake had me unaware of the wind and waves crashing down at Moyie Beach where... Read More
Paddle Kootenay Lake
Paddle Kootenay Lake
Kootenay Lake
Day 2  - Schroeder Creek Resort to the Village of Kaslo We broke all the golden rules of the Kootenays and left this morning on time, at 8am from our heavenly camping spot at Schroeder Creek Resort. 17 paddlers with kayaks, SUPs and even a sail on a canoe that was guided by Yoda, with Fred... Read More
Paddle Kootenay Lake
Paddle Kootenay Lake
Kootenay Lake
Day 1 - Davis Creek Provincial Park to Schroeder Creek Resort Some days in life are better than others and today was one of those days I’ll remember for a long time. After almost a year of planning, today was when it all came together, and it was definitely worth the hard work.... Read More
Paddle Kootenay Lake
Paddle Kootenay Lake
Kootenay Lake
Steve Kerr — Shaping a Life on Kootenay Lake You look at the trajectory — from a small Quebec town, similar in many ways to Nelson, through Lake Louise and the Rocky Mountains, a short detour in the Okanagan finally settling in Nelson — and it's easy to see a person who is shaping his life... Read More
Kootenay Lake paddle
Kootenay Lake paddle
Kootenay Lake
Hi, I’m Dianna Ducs, executive director of Nelson Kootenay Lake Tourism. I was inspired to paddle Kootenay Lake from Bruce Kirby’s paddle from Vancouver to Victoria. If you haven’t watched, I recommend it: it is inspiring. So, I took the idea to my board of directors at Nelson Kootenay Lake... Read More
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Ainsworth Hot Springs: Just a few miles south of Kaslo, nestled in a geothermic niche surrounded by ancient mountains and a view of Kootenay Lake that makes you a little bit happier to be on this earth. Ainsworth Hot Springs: community, wilderness area, historic site. Ainsworth Hot... Read More
Arts, Culture & Heritage
From Peaks to Streets — You Can Dance All Day In The Area It was the comments that really got to me. Telling the story behind the story of all the great festivals we have in Nelson, Balfour, Kaslo and Meadow Creek - all along Kootenay Lake. The dancing, the music, the kids and their... Read More
Health and Wellness
The Scotiabank MS Bike West Kootenay Glacier Challenge Why should you cycle alongside Kootenay Lake this August 22nd? Why should you then continue the next day and cycle along forested highways to Salmo? Because you can. If you can do it, if training to ride for MS Bike is something you are... Read More
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Kootenay Lake
Kootenay Lake is a quiet lake: there are no outright bans on motor boats on the lake, but our lake is not overridden by them. As Steve Kerr, of Kerr Paddleboards notes, when people go out on their motor boats on Kootenay Lake, it's often toward a destination: they're headed off toward the east... Read More
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Welcome Summer Sunshine This Weekend in Kaslo! The annual May Days celebration in Kaslo, British Columbia started in 1892, so it's coming up to 125 years in 2017. May Days tradition highlights the diverse culture of Kaslo and the entire Nelson Kootenay Lake region. It's become one... Read More

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