Summer

Summer
You guys did it again! Another amazing batch of #FindingAwesome photos for us to go through from all your summer adventures. It's so cool to see all you lovely folks showing us how YOU find awesome in the Nelson and Kootenay Lake region! With over 1900 entries it was a tough decision but... Read More
Summer
By John Bowden   |   Cover photo: The Sentinel Tucked away between the Rockies and the Okanagan, the Kootenay Lake region has a compelling and magical blend of culture and nature. It begs visitors to slow down, explore and discover what makes this place tick. And there are... Read More
Summer
By Emma Chart | Cover photo: Thomas Nowaczynski If there’s anything that really showcases Nelson’s Arts & Culture, it’s MarketFest. This highlight of the summer happens twice every year, in July and August. Although Nelson’s culture is subtly woven into almost everything in town: making... Read More
Girl reading a book in a hammock.
Girl reading a book in a hammock.
Summer
You guys did it again! Another amazing batch of #FindingAwesome photos for us to go through from all your summer adventures. It's so cool to see all you lovely folks showing us how YOU find awesome in the Nelson and Kootenay Lake region! With over 1600 entries it was a tough decision but... Read More
A dog in a motorcycle cart earing goggles
A dog in a motorcycle cart earing goggles
Summer
By John Bowden Kootenay Lake is a well-deserved motorcycle mecca. With scenic views, quiet winding roads, and some of the most charming towns and communities, it’s little wonder that bikers make the pilgrimage to this little slice of paradise. Over a hundred motorcyclists congregated in... Read More
Sunrise at Kokanee Creek Provincial Park
Sunrise at Kokanee Creek Provincial Park
Summer
By John Bowden Cover Photo: Sunrise at Kokanee Creek Provincial Park by Michael Dill  Warm weather, quiet waterfront sites, and million dollar views of Kootenay Lake. Oh, and no bugs. Does camping get any better than this? BC Parks offers three different campgrounds to choose from on... Read More
The view from Pulpit Rock above Nelson, BC.
The view from Pulpit Rock above Nelson, BC.
Summer
Photos and Story by: Leigh McAdam of HikeBikeTravel.com For a small city of 10,000 perched on the side of mountain, Nelson, British Columbia delivers an amazing range of activities – from outdoor adventures through to the arts, galleries, culture and dining. Starting as a camp... Read More
Kootenay Motorcycling BC
Kootenay Motorcycling BC
Summer
By Eric Berger It all started over a few beers in a Kootenay bar. ... It often starts that way. I was talking about motorcycles & routes with a friend when she asked if I had ever ridden the road from Nelson to Kaslo and then to New Denver. I had not, to which she replied “You have to... Read More
Cody Caves
Cody Caves
Summer
by Leah Hoeger Just about to hit snooze one more time on my alarm when I remembered…today I get to go caving! A special treat for most, I had never gone caving and was so excited to see what these caves have to offer. Officially a “Nelsonite”, I have lived in the area for over eight years, and... Read More
Spirit Festival
Spirit Festival
Summer
The count down is on for the first ever Kootenay Spirit Festival! Just over 7 weeks until we gather. There are only a few days left (until August 1, 2014)  to purchase early bird tickets (buy them ASAP!), and excitement is starting to build!  Festivals are in full swing, and we are all so... Read More

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